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Public Consultation Open on Coillte’s Strategic Vision for its Future Forest Estate

Coillte has commenced public consultation on its strategic vision for its future forest estate Coillte’s new and ambitious vision aims to sustainably balance and deliver the multiple benefits of Ireland’s state forests across four strategic objectives: climate, nature, wood and people. Members of the public are invited to submit their views on Coillte’s strategic vision &hellip

CCF at Thinning Cruagh Woods

Forest thinning will take start at Cruagh in late May as part of Continuous Cover Forestry (CCF) management of parts of this woodland. To facilitate these forest operations, upgrading of extraction tracks will take place starting the week of 23rd May. You may have already noticed trees marked with a pink dash – these are &hellip

Coillte’s record financial performance in 2021 shaped by strong global demand for timber and resultant strong pricing

  Record revenues of €422m and EBITDA of €159m Largest ever Coillte dividend to State of €30m New Forestry Strategic Vision launched   Friday 29 April 2022. Having recently launched its new Forestry Strategic Vision, Coillte today announced its annual results in respect of Financial Year 2021. The strong financial performance in 2021 was driven &hellip

Status Orange High Forest Fire Risk Warning In Place Until Saturday April 30th

  Status Orange HIGH National Forest Fire Risk Warning in place until Saturday April 30th Landowners and the public should avoid all outdoor fires and other open ignition sources. All land owners urged to obey restrictions in place for land burning.   The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine have issued a Status Orange, &hellip

Coillte launches new forestry strategic vision to optimise its contribution to Ireland’s climate targets

Range of innovative Coillte actions designed to result in a total capture of approx. 28m tonnes of CO2 from environment by 2050 Coillte aims to grow 100,000 hectares of new forests by 2050, supporting the delivery of one-third of Ireland’s afforestation target Coillte’s afforestation ambition is to enable the creation of new forests providing a &hellip

The Tree Council of Ireland and Coillte Kick-Off Ireland’s National Tree Week 2022

    What Wood We Do Without Trees? The Tree Council of Ireland and Coillte Kick-Off Ireland’s National Tree Week 2022 in the Botanic Gardens President of the Tree Council of Ireland and broadcaster Eanna Ní Lamhna and renowned tree expert Thomas Pakenham were joined by guests to announce the launch of National Tree Week &hellip