Forestry grants are available from the Forest Service (Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine) under the Forestry Programme 2014-2023. The Department set out the requirements of the funding in the scheme manual ad approves the grant and premium payments.
Circular 08/2023 – Requirement for Habitat Map for Afforestation applications
Circular 07/2023 – Forestry Programme 2023 – 2027, Forest Road Scheme and Innovative Forest Technology Scheme Module 2 – Investment Aid for the Development of the Forest Tree Nursery Sector 2023
Circular 6 of 2023 Form 2 submission under interim Afforestation and Roads schemes
Circular 05.2023 Amendment of Felling Application Form
Circular 04 of 2023 Interim Reconstitution Scheme for Ash-dieback (via General De Minimis)
Circular 03/2023 Planting FT11&12 under Interim Afforestation Scheme (via General De Minimis)
Form 2A Request for derogation and undertaking
Form 2B declaration of completion
Circular 02 of 2023 Stocking rate change for broadleaves
Circular 01 of 2023 Native species mix and broadleaf clarifications
Innovative Forestry Forest Technology: Central tyre inflation scheme module
Woodland Improvement Scheme- Continuous Cover Forestry scheme
Register of Foresters and Forestry Consultants
For a listing of registered Foresters and Forestry Consultants click here.
For a listing of List of Native Woodland Scheme (NWS) Ecologists click here.
Procedures and Operational Standards
The Forest Standards Manual sets out the procedures and operational standards required under the various forestry support schemes. Adherence to procedures and operation standards is a condition of all grant schemes and aims to ensure that all timber produced in Ireland is derived from sustainably managed forests and that State investment in forestry is protected.