Forest Industry Links

General Forestry Information

Coford Research Information

COFORD -  www.coford.ie

All Ireland Roundwood Production Forecast 2016-2035    COFORD All Ireland Roundwood Production Forecast 2016-2035 (2016)

 

 

 

LandAvailability   Report by COFORD Land Availability Working Group: Land Availability for Afforestation - Exploring opportunities for expanding Ireland’s forest resource (2016)

 

 

 

Mobilising Ireland's Forest Resource   Report by COFORD Wood Mobilisation Group: Mobilising Ireland's Forest Resource (2015)

 

 

 

COFORD - Forestry 2030 Papers (Revised June 2014)

COFORD Connects Research Notes-  www.coford.ie/publications

Irish Timber Growers Association - Information services for private growers

Irish Timber Growers Association - www.itga.ie

Forestry & Timber Yearbook - www.forestryyearbook.ie

Miscellaneous forestry information links and annual reports

Land Market Review and Outlook 2016 LandMarketReview2016- Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland / Teagasc

 

 

 

UN Economic Commission for Europe - UNECE Timber Committee Market Statement for Ireland 2016

UN Economic Commission for Europe - Forestry & Timber Section: Data and Statistics

Windblow Taskforce (March 2014) - Guidance for Forest Owners with Windblow

Irish Foresty and Forest Products Association -  www.iffpa.ie

IFFPA 2016 Report -   IFFPA Overview of the Irish Forestry and Forest Products Sector 2016

Irish State Bodies

Coillte

Coillte - www.coillte.ie 

Forest Service, DAFM

Forest Service - www.agriculture.gov.ie/forestservice/forestservicegeneralinformation/

Environmental Guidelines for Afforestation

    Environmental Requirements for Afforestation (DAFM, December 2016)

 

 

 

Forests, Products and People - Ireland's forest policy

    Forests, Products and People - Ireland's forest policy, a newed vision (DAFM, 2014)

 

 

 

RestitutionWindblow

    Prevention and Restoration of Damage to Forests: Reconstitution of Woodland Scheme (Windblow) (DAFM, 2016)

 

 

 

 Current Forestry Grant Schemes  - www.agriculture.gov.ie/forestservice/grantsandpremiumschemes2015-2017/

- Afforestation Grant and Premium Scheme 2014-2020

Information on Change of Ownership for Grant aided plantations  - www.agriculture.gov.ie/

National Forest Inventory

Ireland's National Forest Inventory  - www.agriculture.gov.ie/nfi/

Pesticides Regulation and Control Division, DAFM

Pesticides Regulation and Control Division -  www.pcs.agriculture.gov.ie

- Sustainable Use of Pesticides Directive (SUD) Summary Compliance Requirements post 26 November 2016 (PDF)

- Guidance Notes on Integrated Pest Management For Use On Irish Farms (PDF)

- National Action Plan for the Sustainable Use of Pesticides (2013) (PDF)

Teagasc

Teagasc Forestry Development Unit -  www.teagasc.ie/forestry/

Forest Sector Statistics

Annual Forest Sector Statistics
An annual report has been published on the web that brings together previously published and new statistics on the forest sector in a single publication. The plan is to update the document annually to reflect changes in the forest sector, such as new afforestation.
Ireland's Forests - Annual Statistics - Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

See also our Miscellaneous Industry Statistics page.

Legislation

Forestry Act 2014  - www.oireachtas.ie

Forestry & the Law (DAFM) - Forest Service, DAFM

Health and Safety Authority (HSA)

Health and Safety Authority -  www.hsa.ie

Health and Safety Authority -  Health & Safety Forestry Information Sheet

Timber Transport Good Practice Guides

Managing Timber Transport - Good Practice Guide  Forest Industry Transport Group -   Managing Timber Transport- Good Practice Guide
  (Advice on resolving timber transport issues for local authorities, timber haulage companies and forest owners in Ireland.)

 

 

 

LoadingTimberfromRoadside Timber Transport Forum -   Loading Timber From Roadside - Good Practice 2016
  

 

 

 

Irish Foresty and Forest Products Association (IFFPA)

Irish Foresty and Forest Products Association -  www.iffpa.ie

IFFPA 2016 Report -   IFFPA Overview of the Irish Forestry and Forest Products Sector 2016

International Forestry Links

Forestry Commision UK - www.forestry.gov.uk

UK Timber Price Indices

Timber Price Indices - Data to September 2017
Timber Price Indices - Data to March 2017
Timber Price Indices - Data to September 2016
Timber Price Indices - Data to March 2016

SpotlightUKForestryMarketSavills World Research (Rural) - Spotlight UK Timber Market 2016

 

 

 

 

Forestry Commision Online Archive of digitised Technical Publications - www.forestry.gov.uk/publications (Select 'Archive' in the dropdown menu)

Confor UK - www.confor.org.uk

  The Role of Productive Woodlands in Water Management (Confor, March 2015) COFOR - The Role of Productive Woodlands in Water Management

 

 

 

Biosecurity - Good working practice for those involved in forestry

European Forest Institute (EFI) - www.efi.int

EFI:  Think Forest - A European high-level forum on the future of forests

EFI publication -  FROM SCIENCE TO POLICY 2 - A new role for forests and the forest sector in the EU post-2020 climate targets

EU Joint Research Centre - FOREST

CEPF - European Woodland Owners Organisation -  www.cepf-eu.org

Implementing Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management in Europe - www.ci-sfm.org

EU Timber Regulation - European Commission site for EU Timber Regulation

IPD UK Forestry Index -  UK IPD Forestry Result to Year 2016

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) - Forestry Section - www.fao.org/forestry/en/

Infographics produced by Forest Europe - www.foresteurope.org:

Wood Resources International LLC -  www.woodprices.com

Logging Workers Safety Training Blog-  www.complianceandsafety.com

Research structures and facilities -  www.trees4future.eu

EU Timber Regulation (EUTR)

Links to information on EU Timber Regulation

European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) entered into force 3rd March 2013
For more information, see our EU Timber Regulation page and the following links:

Ireland's Competent Authority for EUTR
International Forestry Policy Division,
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine,
Kildare Street,
Dublin 2
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