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Native Woodland Scheme: Woodland Environment Fund

The Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has launched an innovative public:private initiative (PPI) whereby the corporate sector can provide additional Native Woodland Scheme top up payments to premiums paid to landowners who establish new native woodlands. Effectively this provides additional payments for ecosystem services provided through the creation of new native …

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Recent publication: Management Guidelines for Ireland’s Native Woodlands by John Cross and Kevin Collins

Native woodlands are among our richest and most important natural habitats, and are key to wider countryside biodiversity, water protection, landscape and heritage. They also provide diverse products for their owners, form the basis for eco-tourism enterprises, and represent an invaluable resource for local communities and school children to enjoy and to learn about their …

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Native Woodland Scheme

The Native Woodland Scheme for the current Forestry Programme 2014-2020 was formally launched in September 2015. Woodlands of Ireland worked closely with the Forest Service in revising the scheme, taking account of the experience of landowners, NWS foresters & ecologists, and contractors amongst others, over the past number of years. In addition, Woodlands of Ireland …

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Native Woodlands Conference: conference report and online presentations

Arising from the very successfull Native Woodland Conference held on April 30th and May 1st, 2018 at the Glenview Hotel, Delgany, Co. Wicklow, the interactive conference report: Twenty Years A-Growing is avaialable on our Publications page (see http://www.woodlandsofireland.com/publications) and presentation videos and associated PDF slides are available for viewing on the website at the 'Native Woodland …

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