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2020 Progress: Restoring Hazelwood

Coillte Nature’s ecologist, Dr Declan Little, takes us through the work undertaken in 2020 to restore Hazelwood’s alluvial woodlands  When I heard that Coillte had identified Hazelwood’s alluvial forest as a priority for restoration at the National Biodiversity Conference in 2019, I was immediately struck by the merit of selecting this woodland. Alluvial native woodlands &hellip

A Beginner’s Guide to R&R

In some parts of the Dublin Mountain forests, we’re changing the tree species by removing timber forests and replanting them with native woodlands – a process we call ‘R&R’. In this blog, we explain what R&R is, how it works and what the benefits will be. Native broadleaves are rare in the Dublin Mountains The &hellip