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Shannonside Woodland Restoration in Co. Leitrim

Two woodland sites close to the Shannon in South Leitrim have been selected as new Coillte Nature biodiversity restoration projects. Derrycarne is a popular recreation destination on the shores of Lough Boderg and Lough Bofin on the Shannon, formerly part of Derrycarne Demense. The amenities at this scenic lakeside woodland have been recently upgraded for &hellip

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