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View our plans for Year 2 of the Dublin Mountains Makeover

Works have started once again as part of the Dublin Mountains Makeover.  2021 will see a number of harvesting and replanting operations take place across the Dublin Mountains.  Harvesting works will include a mix of Continuous Cover Forestry (CCF) and R&R (Remove & Replant with native woodland).  We know these operations can be disruptive.  There &hellip

Emergency Works in Ticknock

Due to a number of incidents of trees blowing down across the main road in Ticknock, it is necessary to remove additional trees either side of the road over the next few days.  This is to ensure the road is not blocked for access to the masts and to ensure everyone’s health and safety, especially &hellip

Visiting Ticknock? Year 2 of the Dublin Mountains Makeover Begins in Ticknock

Work begins on a R&R (Remove and Replant with Native Woodland) site in Ticknock, as part of the second year of operations of the Dublin Mountains Makeover. Work will begin on Tuesday 12th January and will involve clearfelling 2.5ha of mature Sitka spruce and Corsican pine. It will last for approximately 3 weeks.  The trails &hellip

Preparations start for the first new native woodland in the Dublin Mountains Makeover

We’re preparing the ground for the first new native woodland in the Dublin Mountains Makeover. In the coming days, visitors to Ticknock will notice foresters with machines ‘mounding’ the site – this means creating small piles of soil in which to plant the young trees – and putting up fencing to keep the hungry deer &hellip