Congratulations to our foresters John Roche and Linda Coghlan on achieving Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certification presented by Minister Andrew Doyle. Forest Certification is a process used by forest owners to reassure consumers that the wood products they are purchasing come from sustainably managed forests.
The Forestry Company are delighted to welcome the new proposals from the Mid-Term Review of the Government’s current Forestry Programme. The press release can be viewed on the Department of Agriculture's website using the following link - Government Approves New Measures for Irish Forestry Sector
A lovely picture of our forester Conor Daly donating a Christmas Tree to Kenmare Community Hospital. The Forestry Company would like to wish all of our colleagues and clients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
We are set up and ready to go for this year's National Ploughing Championships! Pop by our stand at Block No: 3, ROW No: 4, Stand No: 105 where one of our experienced foresters would be happy to talk to you about our forestry services. Looking forward to seeing you all there!
IFFPA press release Wednesday 19 July 2017 Forestry and climate change: Large potential and low cost The Irish Forestry and Forest Products Association (IFFPA), the Ibec group that represents the sector, have responded to today’s publication of the National Climate Mitigation Plan, outlining the significant contribution the sector can make towards delivering an environmentally sustainable economy. Mark McAuley, Director of IFFPA, said, “Forestry has been clearly identified as one of the climate change mitigation tools that can deliver very high volumes of CO2 sequestration at a lower cost than most of the other available options. “Irish forests planted in the thirty years from 1990 to 2020 will capture 4.5 million tonnes of CO2 from the air during the period 2021 [...]
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We recently visited a forestry plantation in Commons, Burnfort, Co. Cork. This site was planted in 2000.
Great news for the Irish forestry sector. Take a look at the press release on agriland.ie Backing given for €200m investment in the Irish forestry sector
Andrew Doyle, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for forestry, today launched the All Ireland Roundwood Production Forecast 2016-2035. A demonstration of the Department’s new GIS Portal, which displays Timber Production Forecast results geographically, was also provided at the launch. Welcoming the new Forecast and noting that the increased output of roundwood in the forecasted period will be predominantly from privately-owned forests, Minister Doyle said that; “while the mobilisation of the privately owned wood resource has been identified as a challenge, I would like to highlight the measures being taken by my Department to address this challenge, including the availability of a Forest Roads Scheme under the Forestry Programme and support [...]