Forestry IE Insights Bordered


A series of online talks for timber growers and the farming community

This Webinar initiative was approved for funding from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) under the Woodland Support Projects 2021/2022.


The November 2021 Series of Forestry Webinars has now finished
For Preliminary dates for Webinars planned in Spring and Autumn 2022, see our Forestry Calendar.
Registration for the 2022 Series of Webinars will open in the New Year and will close when the maximum number of participants is reached.
The Webinars are Free of Charge, But registration is required.
Starting time of each webinar will be 10AM and duration will be approx. 1½ hrs.


Date: Thursday 4th November 2021
Introduced by Donal Magner, Irish Farmers Journal

'Forest Pest Risk Management'

'Best Practice: Biosecurity in private woodlands & Integrated Pest Management Strategy' – Mechteld Schuller, ITGA
'Irish woodlands - The threat from exotic pests' - Tom McDonald, Forestry Inspector, Forest Health Section, DAFM
'SMARTDEER Project' - Dr Simone Ciuti, PhD, Assistant Professor of Wildlife Biology, UCD
Q & A

Registration for this event has now closed


Date: Thursday 11th November 2021
Introduced by Marina Conway, ITGA & Western Forestry Co-op & Woodland Festival 2022

'Woodland Recreation – Health & Wellbeing Benefits'

'Forests for all: exploring Ireland's woodlands' - Donal Magner, Author of Stopping By Woods, Editor, Irish Farmers Journal, Environment Lead, Rotary Ireland
'Innovations in Forest Recreation' - Daithi de Forge, Head of Recreation, Coillte
Q & A

Registration for this event has now closed


Date: Thursday 18th November 2021
Introduced by Donal Magner, Irish Farmers Journal

'Forest Food – Innovative Farming Solutions'

'Green Deal Food Forests - The Dutch Perspective' - Wouter van Eck
'Potential for New Agro-Forestry & Food Initiatives in Ireland' - Eugene Curran, DAFM Forestry Inspector
Q & A

Registration for this event has now closed


Date: Thursday 25th November 2021
Introduced by Donal Whelan, Technical Director ITGA

'Forest Certification – Requirements & Solutions'

'Group certification & information systems to assist private woodland owners' – Mechteld Schuller of
'International Developments in Forest Certification – implications for Ireland' – Andy Grundy, Senior Certification Manager, Forestry - Western Europe, Soil Association Certification Ltd
'Roundwood supply forecast from private forests & future certification constraints' - Output of COFORD Wood Mobilisation & Production Forecasting Group - Henry Phillips, Forestry Consultant & John Ryan, Murray Timber Group
Q & A

Registration for this event has now closed



For information on the 2020 Webinars, Click Here

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