Forestry

This section contains informative material related to forest management and structural grading of timber.

Informative Material

Forestry in Ireland - Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Information on Forestry grants and schemes; Tree felling and management; Public consultation; Forestry policy and strategy; Forestry facts and news; Regulation, forest health and resources. Forestry Division of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

Think Forests
Forest Industries Ireland. With free online timber specification CPD series.

All Ireland Roundwood Production Forecast 2016-2035
COFORD, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

All Ireland Roundwood Production Forecast 2021-2040
COFORD, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Forest Statistics Ireland 2021
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Ireland.

Woodflow and forest-based biomass energy use on the island of Ireland
Gordon Knaggs and Eoin O'Driscoll, Coford Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, 2018.

Forests and wood products, and their importance in climate change mitigation. A Series of COFORD Statements
COFORD Working Group on Forests, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

Forestry Tools

Forestry.ie
Online Directory of services for all sectors of the forest, timber and wood-energy industries. It also acts as a portal for the Irish forestry and timber sector, and contains useful tools and gadgets.

Pitago - Sawing Optimisation
Sawing tool to optimise the cutting of logs and reduce waste.

Windthrow Model
The model predicts the probability of windthrow occurring in a stand.

Felling Decision Tool
The Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Felling Decision Tool provides owners with information on estimated timber revenues and crop parameters that will assist them in deciding when to clearfell.

Forest Carbon Tool
The tool provides indicative data for potential carbon sequestration associated with new forest enterprises which include current options under the DAFM Forestry Programme. It also provides indicative sequestration data for specific tree species/species groups.

Pest and disease "TreeCheck" App 
An application designed to enhance the ability of forest owners, managers, and the general public to accurately report ill health in trees. 

Links

Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Coford (Council for Forest Research and Development)
Teagasc - Forestry
The Society of Irish Foresters
Coillte
Wood Marketing Federation
Irish Timber Growers Association
PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes)
Association of Irish Forestry Consultants
Forest Industries Ireland

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This is a living database that is updated frequently to keep up to date with a fast-growing and innovative industry. If you have any suggested products, manufacturers or topics that should be included in this database, please inform us via the link below 
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