LIFE05 NAT/IRL/000182

Woodland Restoration in Ireland

The delicate red berry of the native yew tree

Yew Planting


Restoring Priority Woodland Habitats in Ireland


Conference: Restoring Priority Woodland Habitat

Venue: McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, Co Mayo - indoor. Field Visit to Clonbur

Date: took place on 6th and 7th October 2009

Results Booklet

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Conference Materials

Results Booklet


Field Day Manual

Speaker Profiles and Presentation Summaries

News Report

Speaker Presentations

Responsible Forest Management: Tim Crowley, Managing Director, Coillte Forest

Restoring Priority Woodland: Project Overview, Aims & Results: Sean Quealy, Project Manager, Coillte

Telling the LIFE Story: Breda Lyons, Project PR/Admin Manager, Coillte

A Forester’s Experience of Woodland Restoration: Declan Whelan, Castletaylor Project Site Manager, Coillte

Monitoring Woodland LIFE: Ian Herbert, Project Ecologist, Clonaog Environmental

Managing High Conservation Value Areas in Coillte: Pat Neville, Ecologist, Coillte

Cultivation of Irish Yew: David Thompson, Research & Environment, Coillte

The Forest Service and Woodland Conservation: Kevin Collins, Forest Service

The Forest Service’s Approach to the Restoration of Ancient Woodland in Northern Ireland: Richard Schaible, Forest Service N.I.

Native Woodland Conservation In Ireland: John Cross, National Parks and Wildlife Service

Woodlands of Ireland – A Decade of Progress: Forging the Foundations for a Vibrant Native Woodland Resource: Declan Little, Woodlands of Ireland

Breeding Birds in Irish Woodlands: Dick Coombes, Birdwatch Ireland

A Local Stakeholder’s Perspective: Trish Walsh, Petersburg Outdoor Education Centre

Seeing The Wood For The Trees: Eanna Ni Lamhna, Botanist, Ecologist and RTE Broadcaster

Contact Us

PR/Administrator: Breda Lyons
Phone: + 353 (0)56 7753362

Project Manager: Sean Quealy
Mobile: + 353 (0)86 2854054

Coillte acknowledges the funding received from the EU LIFE-Nature programme

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LIFE05 Project Coillte Teoranta, Riverview House, Carlow Road, Kilkenny, Ireland

Coillte, registered in Ireland 138108