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Friday, December 6, 2019

Coillte to convert Knockranny Wood in Westport County Mayo to recreational Woodland

Knockranny, known locally as Colonels wood, will be developed by Coillte as a ‘NeighbourWood’, into an accessible, close-to-home woodland amenity. The wood will be...

SpeakEATsy: A Taste of the Wild Side

Join Mary Reynolds and Ella McSweeney in conversation for a very special upcoming SpeakEATsy on 21st September in Cloughjordan Ecovillage, from 7PM. Tickets €40 (€35 early bird). SpeakEATsy features an incredible locally sourced...
Pictured at the Launch of the 32rd RDS/Forest Service Irish Forestry Awards on the farm of Gerard Deegan (winner of the Teagasc Farm Forestry category 2018): Michael Carey, RDS Agriculture and Climate Change Committee; Olive Leavy, Westmeath Forest Owner Group; Rory Greene, DAFM; Gerard Deegan, Forest owner; Liam Kelly, Teagasc; Bernard Kiernan, MidWestern Forestry and Professor Gerry Boyle, Teagasc

2019/20 RDS Forest and Woodland Awards launched

2019/20 Irish Forestry Awards closing date approaching Three prize categories cover all forestry purposes Awards part of RDS Spring Awards – celebration of...
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SpeakEATsy: Elements of Change

Now that we have declared a climate and biodiversity emergency, what are we going to do about it? Reimagine how we transition to a...
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The National Parks and Wildlife Service teams up with Coillte to tackle wildfires using...

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Coillte to join forces to combat the spread of wildfires on open land and in...
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Coillte 2019 forest operational & consultation meetings

Coillte wish to invite any interested parties to our annual forest operational consultation meetings. These meetings will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to share their...
By taking carbon out of the atmosphere, weeds can help to control climate change (Credit: Getty Images)

BBC – Future – How weeds help fight climate change

Most people see weeds as a problem. But one farmer has found they can help make dry, damaged land lush again – not to...
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The Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine celebrates National Biodiversity Week

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D.  welcomes a week which places biodiversity firmly in the spotlight and recognises recent calls...
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‘Host a hive’ initiative launched on World Bee Day

As a part of the celebrations of World Bee Day today 20 May 2019, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and...
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Minister Creed launches publication and exhibition on EIP/locally led Environmental schemes in Ireland

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today launched an exhibition and a publication highlighting the wide variety of projects being...