We encourage you to use this message as a template and to contact your Local TD. If this arrangement isn’t stopped, it will be expanded. We must not allow that to happen. In November last year, the Irish Government announced the largest state investment into tree planting with Minister Hackett affirming “the biggest and best-fundedContinue reading “Gresham House and Coillte Land Deal: Statement and Suggestions on Achieving Afforestation Targets”
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Four Peaks for Ireland
The Four Peak Challenge is an endurance hike to climb the peaks of Ireland in 48 hours. Beginning at sunrise in County Kerry, you walk into the embrace of Carrauntoohill and ascend the Devil’s Ladder to the highest point in Ireland. And it’s not even breakfast. The next peak is the Head of the BaldContinue reading “Four Peaks for Ireland”
Stop Selling Invasive Species
petition at the bottom of this article TO PROHIBIT the sale of invasive species in Ireland. Groundwork was established by students in 1981 to tackle the Rhododendron infestation in Killarney National Park. These volunteers coordinated sweeping exercises across 40-acres for 3-months of the year to remove shrubs and new saplings. In 2010, after 30-years ofContinue reading “Stop Selling Invasive Species”
Riparian Forestry: Forests for Water
In December 2021, the EPA warned that increasing demand on our waters, coupled with their deteriorating quality, poses a risk to the “health of a large portion of the population”. As the situation worsens, the consensus emerging is that, despite our best efforts, we can not protect our waters with current policy. We present aContinue reading “Riparian Forestry: Forests for Water”
Foundation Records at Clonony Castle
On behalf of the Gaelic Woodland Project with our Communitree Initiative. We have developed a system to create a network of new native natural areas throughout Meath and Westmeath by utilising Council owned lands and reforestation grants.
Glendalough Fundraising Hike
We had a fantastic group of people out in Glendalough to hike the 12km loop. This brings you around the north side of the Glendalough with spectacular views of the upper Lake, the old Miner road & lots of lakes and small waterfalls.
Just Words – Fundraiser
We teamed up with the incredible ‘Just Words’ for a night of poetry, storytelling, music, short Irish films and much more!
An evening brought the chance to connect with people, to find out more about native Irish Woodlands and how we can contribute to restoring native Irish flora and fauna.