There was a large attendance of private forest owners at the public information evening on 'Getting your Forest Certified' recently hosted by the Forest Owners Co-operative Society (FOCS) in Macroom.

Members of FOCS expect that their forests will be certified within two years.

They are engaged in a pilot project, with the support of the Forest Service and in association with North Eastern Forestry Group (NEFG), that will result in member forests being certified to the highest industry standard.

Article in Irish Examiner (15th June 2017) - Read Full Article ...