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Need to fell some trees? Branch out and try Felling Licence Online

The Forestry Commission is urging anyone applying for a tree felling licence to make use of its new Felling Licence Online service. The recently launched service allows customers to apply for, track, manage and...

Welsh timber firms demand NRW be stripped of forestry role

Ten leading timber processors have demanded Natural Resources Wales (NRW) relinquishes its commercial forestry division. In a joint letter to the Welsh Government they insisted they had “no confidence” in NRW and called for an immediate review. The leaked letter from...

Road closures planned in fight against tree killer disease

A road is facing closure in the ongoing fight to slow down the spread of a disease which is killing trees. Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) said felling work would affect the A711 between Beeswing and...

Sampo Rosenlew HR46X Low Impact Specialist Thinning Harvester Demos

  SAMPO HR46x Specialist Thinning Harvester Working Demos February 2019. The HR46x is small enough to work SSSI sites because of its low impact, whilst still being big enough and powerful enough to get the job...

Could you be a volunteer ranger in the New Forest?

THE Forestry Commission is offering people the chance to become volunteer rangers in the New Forest. Applications for the positions are now open, but there is expected to be competition for the spaces, after over 40...

Timber firms have ‘no confidence’ in NRW forestry division

Ten timber firms have said they have "no confidence" in the ability of Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to manage forestry. In a joint letter of complaint to the Welsh Government they called for an immediate...

Public call for forestry promotion proposals announced

A public call has been launched for proposals in the area of forestry promotion, the Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Andrew Doyle, announced today. The call is encouraging...

Forestry investors in Galway reap rich rewards

Galway forestry owners, timber contractors and hauliers will over €500 million per annum by 2035, according to a new timber trade association launched this week. With 950 people working in the timber and forestry industry...

Irish Forest Industries To Double Output And Create Thousands Of Rural Jobs

Forestry owners, timber contractors and hauliers will earn €288,000,000 in Mayo by 2035 A new trade association for the forestry and timber industries - Forest Industries Ireland (FII ) - was officially launched as a...

Longford Leader Farming: All you need to know about forestry

No Time to read? Check out the audio version. Landowners who are considering establishing a forest can avail of a private and personalised one-to one consultation with an experienced forestry adviser. This Forestry Advisory Clinic...