2010 Annual Meeting of the Farm Woodland Forum

Theme

Farm woodland value.

Dates

The meeting took place from Monday 21st June to Wednesday 23rd June 2010.

Location

Teagasc Kinsealy Research Centre, Malahide Road, Dublin 17.

Provisional Programme

Monday 21st June

  • 10:00 - Registration and coffee
  • 10:30 - Presentations - Session I
  • 12:30 - Lunch
  • 13:30 - Presentations - Session II
  • 15:00 - Tour of Teagasc Kinsealy facilities
  • 17:00 - Depart Kinsealy by mini-bus to overnight accommodation (possibly National University Ireland, Maynooth).

Tuesday 22nd June

Fieldtour, Co. Kildare (part 1).
  • 09:00 - Depart accommodation
  • 09:30 - Visit Sean Eustace. Farm forester and chairman of the Wicklow Producer Group. Brittas, Co. Dublin
  • 11:30 - Visit Kim McCall. Farm forester. Calverstown, Co. Kildare
  • 12:30 - Lunch
  • 13:30 - Depart
  • 14:15 - Arrive Kilmeague ash tending demo site, Co. Kildare
  • 15:00 - Depart
  • 15:30 - Donadea Forest Park, Co. Kildare
  • 17:00 - Depart for accommodation (possibly National University Ireland, Maynooth).
     
  • Evening - Meeting Dinner?

Wednesday 23rd June

Fieldtour, Co. Kildare (part 2).
  • 09:00 - Depart accommodation
  • 09:30 - Visit Joe Barry. Farm forester and journalist. Also has composting and firewood processing businesses
  •          - Perhaps one more stop?
  • 13:00 - Lunch
  • 15:00 - Arrive at Dublin airport

For more information contact: Dr Ian Short (Meeting Organiser)


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