Awarding of F.S.C. Certificates.

Twelve members of Forest Owners Co-operative Society received F.S.C. certificates for their woodlands at a function in the Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire attended by Minister of State for Forestry, Andrew Doyle T.D. This followed a pilot project in which F.O.C.S. and North Eastern Forestry Group based in Dundalk were chosen to participate in the scheme. Each member had to complete

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Information Meeting on Forest Certification.

Press Release 14/04/2017. Information Meeting on Forest Certification. Forest certification programs typically require that forest management practices conform to existing environmental and biodiversity laws. The two largest international forest certification programs are the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC). Chain of Custody certification tracks the certified material through the production process –

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Information Evening on Certification.

An Information Evening on Forest Certification for Private Owners. Hosted by Forest Owners Co-operative Society Venue- Riverside Park Hotel, Macroom, Co.Cork. at 8.00 pm, Thursday May 11th. Speakers include – Karl Coggins (Assistant Principal, Forest Service) John  Casey (Forestry Advisor, Teagasc) Conor McSweeney (GP Wood) Eugene Curran (Forest Service, West Cork) Michael Greaney (Certification Pilot Project Participant) All Forest Owners

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Broadleaf Thinning Event

1st and 2nd thinning of broadleaves. Teagasc Event. Wednesday,25th May, Meet at Parkway Hotel, Dunmanway. Co.Cork Transport will be provided to the site between 11.00 and !.00. Please bring wellingtons. Trade stands at the Parkway F.O.C.S. will be present at this event.

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