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Forestry: An Asset That’s Not Just For Eco-Investors Financial investments in the forestry sector are currently enjoying a high profile. This is not only because of the potential financial returns they can offer, but also increasingly due to the environmental benefits they provide, which are taking the limelight as the number of eco-conscious investors grows. The plight of the Amazon

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Two articles to cheer you this Christmas.

Forestry Investments Continue To Rise On Back Of Global Demand Far from being just an interest for environmentalists, the need to tackle climate change and deforestation has also become a hot topic among investors. Those looking at alternative investment vehicles are increasingly viewing forestry and timberland as a money-making option, with research suggesting that both the value and volume of

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FIELD DAY 2015

There was a great turnout at the first F.O.C.S. Field Day. Plantation owners experienced an interesting and varied day out held at Mr. Gus Murrays plantation in Coolmountain. There were five foresters in the attendance including Traolach Layton, GP Wood. John Desmond,Cygnum.David Hobbs, F.O.C.S.Forester. Con Little, Tipperary and Rory Harrington, Waterford. There was a great variety of tree species on

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F.O.C.S. FIELD DAY.

The first ever F.O.C.S. field day will be held on Wednesday, November 4th at 11a.m. With the kind permission of member Gus Murray to visit his varied and interesting plantations at Coolmountain, Dunmanway, Co.Cork. Gus began planting in 1987 and over 10 years established more than 60 hectares of mixed forest. Gus has a keen interest in his plantations, takes a

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Teagasc Thinning Event

Tuesday 20th October, in Kilbrin, Kanturk, Co. Cork. Meeting at Community Sport & Social Club, Kilbrin. Arrive between 11am-12.30pm at meeting point. This event will take approx. 2.5 hours Outdoor event bring raingear For further information www.teagasc.ie/forestry or contact John Casey 087/2242283. F.O.C.S. will have an information stand at this event.  

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I.C.O.S. Seminar.

Details of I.C.O.S. Seminar attended by William Melville (secretary)on 23rd March 2015. Forestry Co-operatives are the Way to Go Forestry Co-operatives are the Way to Go Potential for renewable biomass energy projects outlined at ICOS seminar Swedish and Danish experts encourage co-operative forestry initiatives Monday 23rd March 2015 – Co-operatives and Producer Organisations can make a major contribution to, and

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Timber prices 2015

Press Releases Downloads   SIGN UP HERE TO You are here: forestry home >> forestry advice >> timber prices Timber prices Timber Sale Methods Timber Sales Contract Timber Assortments Standing Sales Prices supplied by Coillte Timber Sale Methods Timber is sold in Ireland using one of the following methods: Standing Sales. The forest owner sells timber as it stands in

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