LIFE05 NAT/IRL/000182

Woodland Restoration in Ireland

Ring-barking non-native pine at Site 7. Castletaylor

Coillte staff visiting pock-marked limestone pavement


Restoring Priority Woodland Habitats in Ireland

Woodland Restoration:

The four priority woodland habitat types in the project (alluvial woodland, bog woodland, woodland associated with limestone pavement and yew woodland) each require specific restoration approaches. The project will develop and demonstrate, by example, best practice in woodland habitat restoration in Ireland.

A number of training days for Coillte staff and contractors working on the LIFE sites are on-going to demonstrate the restoration techniques specific to each site. In addition, members of the project team have visited other similar LIFE-Nature projects to learn from their experiences.

The principal restoration techniques used in the project include the following:

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

Visit a LIFE woodland near you!

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

Coillte, registered in Ireland 138108