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Ecoplan Forestry specialises in enlightened forest management; creating, protecting and enhancing forests and woodlands using environmentally sensitive close-to-nature principles.

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Forest Operations in Silvergrove, Co. Cork

Forest Operations in Silvergrove, Co. Cork

In response to the enormous amount of interest regarding the recent forestry operations in Silvergrove, Kilbarry, Co. Cork, (loosely referred to as Toon Wood) I’m delighted to take this opportunity to answer some of the genuine concerns raised, and to give some background and explanation of what we are trying...

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Native Woodland Conservation

Native Woodland Conservation

Forest Service finally announced the re-opening of the Native Woodland Conservation Scheme in September 2015, following it’s long suspension during the recession. Certainly it was long overdue. The Native Woodland Conservation Scheme, promotes the appropriate restoration of existing native woodland (including the conversion of non-native forest to native woodland), through...

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Ecoforestry

Ecoforestry is a forest management practice which emphasises sustainability rather than pure financial returns. The focus is on the entire forest ecosystem and here are its main principles: Principles of EcoForestry1. Sustainability is the most important factor in Ecoforestry. Therefore it must be the first consideration in any planned operation. By...

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Continuous Cover Forestry In Ireland

Continuous Cover Forestry In Ireland

Introduction Continuous Cover Forestry (CCF) is an approach to the sustainable management of forests whereby forest stands are maintained in a permanently irregular structure, which is created and sustained through the selection and harvesting of individual trees. The term “continuous cover forestry” does not equate exactly to any one particular...

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Services

Afforestation

Afforestation

Ecoplan Forestry specialise in afforestation. We suit ‘species to site’ and will advise on how best to achieve your vision.

Forest Roads

Forest Roads

Forest Roads are essential for the proper management of any forest. They improve access, facilitate management and ensure the full realisation of any harvest value. 

Native Woodland Establishment

Native Woodland Establishment

Ecoplan Forestry specialise in Native Woodland establishment, with a reputation and track record in this area which is second to none. 

Woodland Improvement

Woodland Improvement

The Forest Service Woodland Improvement Scheme is available for all broadleaved grant-aided sites which are approaching first thinning stage. 

Harvesting & Thinning

Harvesting & Thinning

Harvesting & Thinning is an essential aspect of Forest Management, if completed correctly thinning realises short-term financial returns while greatly improving the value of the remaining crop.

Forest Consultancy

Forest Consultancy

Ecoplan Forestry are available for a wide range of consultancy services to help forest owners make the most of their forest asset. 

Forest Service Appeals

Forest Service Appeals

Ecoplan Forestry has the knowledge and experience of all scheme rules, and can act on the behalf of forest owners in appealing a Forest Service decision. 

Forest Estate Management

Forest Estate Management

We manage a number of Irelands finest Estates where our honesty, reliability and results are greatly appreciated.

Forest Asset Management

Forest Asset Management

In order to fully realise the full potential of your forest asset, it is essential to manage that asset correctly and professionally.

Contact

Please get in touch

  • Ecoplan Forestry Limited, 18 Cluain Rhaine, Banagher, Co. Offaly
  • 087 9302922 / 057 9153848
  • info@ecoplan.ie

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