A total of 22 afforestation licences were issued by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) in November... The post 22 afforestation licences issued in November appeared first on Agriland.ie.
A total of 42 projects are to receive funding of €1.6 million from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the... The post DAFM: €1.6m in funding awarded to forestry promotion projects appeared first on Agriland.ie.
The extent and type of planting take-up in 2024 will be “pivotal” for the forestry sector, according to Teagasc’s outlook... The post Teagasc: Planting take-up in 2024 ‘pivotal’ for forestry sector appeared first on Agriland.ie.
The average waiting time for private felling licence decisions in 2022 was more twice the waiting time for Coillte applications.... The post Private felling licence decisions took twice as long as Coillte appeared first on Agriland.ie.
The chair of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine has voiced “major concerns” about the “huge... The post Bark beetle has potential to do ‘catastrophic damage’ to forestry appeared first on Agriland.ie.
The introduction of the new Forest Monitoring Law has been described as “another valuable element” to consolidate the EU Green... The post New Forest Monitoring Law ‘valuable element’ for EU Green Deal appeared first on Agriland.ie.
An area of just over 1,600ha of forestry has been planted so far this year, according to latest figures from... The post Just over 1,600ha of forestry planted so far this year appeared first on Agriland.ie.
The government is “failing” to deliver on forestry because afforestation licensing figures are continuing “to drop”, despite the roll out... The post Afforestation licensing figures are continuing ‘to drop’ – Kerrane appeared first on Agriland.ie.
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has called for European policy objectives to support sustainable forestry development.... The post Minister calls for EU policies to support forestry development appeared first on Agriland.ie.
A cultural and behavioural change to the role trees play on farms is needed, a conference on agroforestry has heard.... The post Watch: Agroforestry is ‘climate positive’ for farming appeared first on Agriland.ie.
A comprehensive implementation plan for ash dieback will be brought before Cabinet for approval in the next two weeks, Minister... The post Watch: Ash dieback plan due before Cabinet in 2 weeks – minister appeared first on Agriland.ie.
Farmland is available for forestry but farmers remain “extremely cautious”, a new paper published by the Agricultural Consultants Association (ACA)... The post Farmland available for forestry but farmers ‘extremely cautious’ – ACA appeared first on Agriland.ie.
The impact of Storm Debi has demonstrated the “danger” around unmanaged trees and exposed the issue of public safety around... The post Storm Debi ‘exposed public safety issue’ around ash dieback appeared first on Agriland.ie.
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has said that imports of roundwood logs from a pest free... The post DAFM: Scottish timber imports ‘subject to inspection regime’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.
The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) is calling for a temporary suspension on the importation of timber from Scotland until a... The post Call for temporary suspension of Scottish timber imports appeared first on Agriland.ie.
Numerous Green Forest Jobs are emerging in the non-traditional forest-based sector. These novel jobs encompass economic activities related to new wood-based products, provision of ecosystem services, urban and social forestry, The post Shaping tomorrow’s workforce: Novel Green Forest Jobs (NGFJ) and the transition from tradition first appeared on FOREST EUROPE.
A few days before the FOREST EUROPE High-Level Policy Dialogue in Berlin, we released the new Policy Brief “Forests for the future: How can forest resilience support Sustainable Forest Management?”. The post Sustainable Forest Management and resilience: new FOREST EUROPE Policy Brief is out first appeared on FOREST EUROPE.
Welcome to the forests of Europe! This podcast highlights the views of different countries on challenges, gaps, and solutions to sustainable forest management (SFM). We feature conversations and reflections of The post Join our brand-new podcast: Seeing the forest for the trees first appeared on FOREST EUROPE.
The Forest Research Institute Baden-Württemberg (FVA), the Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape (WSL), and FOREST EUROPE recently organized a three-day workshop in order to exchange on The post Living with windstorms in pan-European forests first appeared on FOREST EUROPE.
On 20-22 September 2023, 160 participants from 26 countries convened in Königswinter, near Bonn, for the 17th European Forest Pedagogics Congress. The participants, comprising of forest pedagogics, teachers, researchers, foresters, The post “Learning to create together ‒ How can Forest Education for Sustainable Development build partnerships and empower people?” first appeared on FOREST EUROPE.
Climate change and biodiversity loss are among the challenges that the forest sector has to grapple with. This means that innovation is very critical for the future of forests as The post Innovation in the forest sector: a reality or wishful thinking? first appeared on FOREST EUROPE.
This year’s version of the High-Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) will focus on how Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) can serve as a backbone for resilience, stimulating cross-border and cross-sectoral collaboration. This The post Growing Healthier Forests: How can Sustainable Forest Management enhance resilience? first appeared on FOREST EUROPE.
The FOREST EUROPE Liaison Unit Bonn successfully implemented the Ministerial Decision “Supporting the recovery and sustainable management of Ukrainian forests and its forest sector,” endorsed during the High-Level Policy Dialogue The post Towards a sustainable recovery: Insights from Ukraine’s forests first appeared on FOREST EUROPE.
Extreme heat events and droughts have intensified due to climate change, and bark beetle outbreaks have reached unprecedented levels in conifer forests challenging traditional management approaches in production forests and The post Bark beetle outbreaks in forests: a pan-European view first appeared on FOREST EUROPE.
The recent FOREST EUROPE Expert Level Meeting (ELM), held in Dresden, Germany, marked the opportunity for the first in-person gathering under German chairmanship since the pandemic. The meeting, attended by The post Signatories and observers of FOREST EUROPE met in Dresden to shape the future of sustainable forest management first appeared on FOREST EUROPE.