Press Release: Environmental groups call for native woodland scheme to be expanded to balance farm emissions

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The Environmental Pillar welcome calls for the use of forestry on farms to balance carbon emissions from agriculture, in an effort to increase sustainability and protect livelihoods.

Ian CareyPress Release: Environmental groups call for native woodland scheme to be expanded to balance farm emissions

Statement on an EU Legally Binding Agreement on Forestry

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The Environmental Pillar calls on the Irish Government to actively seek the completion of the EU Legally Binding Agreement on Forests (LBA). Sustainably managed natural and semi-natural forests are an infinitely renewable resource and deserve to be granted the highest priority in this LBA.

Ian CareyStatement on an EU Legally Binding Agreement on Forestry

Submission on draft Forestry Programme 2014-2020

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The Environmental Pillar made a substantive submission on the SEA for the draft Forestry Programme 2014 to 2020. In it a number of issues were raised including: climate change impacts, lack of support for agroforestry, native woodland conservation, biodiversity, water protection and other management measures.

Ian CareySubmission on draft Forestry Programme 2014-2020

Critical changes to Forestry Bill are needed to safeguard our natural assets

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Environmental Pillar meets Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine at 2pm today to discuss the Forestry Bill 28 January 2014: The Environmental Pillar says that critical changes must be made to the Forestry Bill 2013 to safeguard our natural environment for the well-being of future generations. Without these changes, we will continue to suffer losses to water quality, …

Ian CareyCritical changes to Forestry Bill are needed to safeguard our natural assets