PEFC Ireland commenced Public Consultation on IFCS
60-Day Public Consultation Period on the revised Irish Forest Certification Standard (3rd Edition) has now commenced.
An online template of the draft is available to view, download and comment on and can be downloaded HERE
(The IFCS Revision Consultation Template is a Word file with Green Shaded Comment Boxes for Stakeholder Comments.
Please only use the Green Shaded boxes for your comments i.e. do not make annotations in the draft documentation.)
Closing date for Stakeholder Submissions is: 29th August 2021
RDS 2021/22 Irish Forestry and Woodland Awards - Entries Now Open
With a prize fund of €9,000 the awards promote the economic, environmental and social benefits of good forestry and farming. From magnificent historic woodlands, to innovative commercial forests, the awards reveal inspiring examples of the benefits and diversity of forestry in Ireland. The RDS is proud to play its role in highlighting the best in Irish forest and woodland management and showcase the vast potential that forestry offers rural Ireland.
- Production Forestry
- Teagasc Farm Forestry Award
- Community Woodlands Award
For details on how to apply contact the RDS Agriculture Foundation on 01-2407215 or see the RDS website www.RDS.ie/agriculture.
Entries for the 2021/22 Awards are now Open. Closing date for entries has been extended to Tuesday 10th August 2021
DAFM releases Update on Public Consultation on Forestry Projects
The Department has announced that it is making a change to the way in which Forestry projects that require Appropriate Assessments under the Habitats Directive are assessed
For further information see Circular 10/2021.