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Restoring Western Peatlands

Coillte’s new strategic vision for forestry will see the redesign of 30,000 hectares of peatland forests by 2050 through a programme of rewetting or rewilding. Peatlands are valuable natural habitats and are also an important carbon sink, with drained or damaged peatlands emitting significant amounts of greenhouse gasses globally. Our Wild Western Peatlands project is &hellip

LIFE Insular: Celebrating World Sand Dune Day

A new EU project ‘LIFE Insular’ focuses on sand dune areas at four stunning Irish coastal locations. LIFE Insular will work to protect and conserve precious sand dune ecosystems in partnership with local communities and interested groups. Coillte Nature and The National Parks and Wildlife Service are partnering with Universidade de Santiago de Compostela in &hellip

Knowledge-sharing visit to CAFRE Hill Farm

In late March, the Coillte Nature team went on a research and knowledge-sharing visit to CAFRE Hill Farm in Co. Antrim. This is a really fantastic resource, one of several campuses for the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, at Glenwherry, about a 20 minute drive north of Belfast city. Our reason to visit &hellip