Publications available…….. and a must for anyone working with native woodlands:

Deer and Forestry in Ireland: A Review

This report was commissioned by Woodlands of Ireland on a National Deer Strategy in an attempt to distill current knowledge and experience of deer populations in Ireland, their effect on Ireland’s growing woodland resource and the likely future consequence of relatively unchecked deer population growth. In the absence of any natural predators of deer in […]

Realising Quality Wood from Ireland’s Native Woodlands

This publication provides guidance to practitioners and landowners on how to achieve quality wood whilst maintaining and enhancing woodland biodiversity. It addresses the overriding objective of the Native Woodland Scheme (NWS) which is biodiversity maintenance and enhancement. – The report assesses six of our native trees including sessile and pedunculate oak, ash, birch, alder and […]

The Natural Capital Values of Ireland’s Native Woodlands

In 2012, Woodlands of Ireland commissioned a report on the natural capital value of Ireland’s native woodlands. The task of compiling this report was undertaken by Optimize Ltd and was completed in late 2013 after editing. Subsequently, an abbreviated version of the report with key findings and recommendations was produced and designed to make it […]

Landscaping with Native Species

A recently developed website on landscaping with native species targeted at local authorities, landscape designers, schools and the general public. – Currently under construction

A Strategy for Native Woodlands in Ireland 2016-2020

A 5-year vision for our native woodlands in Ireland developed by Woodlands of Ireland in partnership with native woodland stakeholders. Woodlands of Ireland urges all stakeholders to promote the targets outlined in this Strategy for the benefit of our native woodland and society. A strategy for native woodlands in Ireland: 2016 – 2020

Woodland Environmental Fund

In support of the Native Woodland Scheme An exciting initiative where the corporate sector provide additional funding to the Native Woodland Scheme in recognition of the multitude of ecosystem services provided by the establishment of new native woodlands. Forest Service (DAFM) Woodland Environmental Fund leaflet(Sept 2018)

The Wilderness concept, Native Woodlands and Ireland

How the concept might be applied with reference to the mission of Woodlands of Ireland The Wilderness concept is currently very topical internationally and a number of stakeholders have asked how this might apply in Ireland. In 2017, Woodlands of Ireland was asked by Colm Massey, Chair, Solidarity Economy Association, if it was possible to […]

Host a Hive Initiative

In support of the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan The press release of the Host a Hive Initiative with details of how Native Woodland Scheme woodland owners can link with beekeepers to host a beehive on their property. Host a Hive Initiative & World Bee Day Press Release (May2019)_0

Woodlands of Ireland Audited Accounts

Each Audited accounts publication contains the Directors Report, Directors’ responsibilities statement, Independent auditor’s report, Statement of income and retained earnings, Balance sheet, Statement of changes in equity, and Notes to the financial statements. View the latest Woodlands of Ireland annual accounts in PDF format by clicking on the relevant link below: Audited Accounts 2021 Audited […]

Native Woodland Scheme – Information Notes

In support of the Native Woodland Scheme The first seven in a series of technical bulletins focused on the establishment and management of native woodlands. When you enroll in the Native Woodland Scheme training course, these information notes come in an attractive A4 ring binder folder and are available free of charge. Subsequent notes – […]

Management Guidelines for Ireland’s Native Woodlands

The “Management Guidelines for Ireland’s Native Woodlands” is a full colour publication which is a joint initiative between the Department of Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht and the Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine, the book provides owners and practitioners with key information on establishing and managing native woodlands as a living part of […]

Our Trees: A Guide to Growing Ireland’s Native Trees

Our Trees: A Guide to Growing Ireland’s Trees and Shrubs in celebration of a new Millennium As part of the People’s Millennium Forests project, this publication, which is targeted at all stakeholders, was produced and published by the project. A very popular publication, it provides general information on our native trees and shrubs and in […]

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