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Agricultural History Society of Ireland Forestry and Woodland History

Trees and Forests : Woodlands in the Irish Landscape
Attendance cost (includes lunch etc): €25 (Members €20) ; Students €5

This event is worth 30 CPD points to participants on the Society of Irish Forester's CPD programme

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Enrolment from 9.30am

 10.15–11.00        Prof. Áine Ní Dhubháin, UCD  A history of Irish forestry – 1900 to date

11.00–11.45        Michael Somers, Teagasc Seán MacBride and the development of Irish  forestry

 11.45–12.00        Coffee/tea

 12.00–12.45      Malcolm Beatty, Charted Forester  Reflections on forestry in Northern Ireland



12.45–13.15     AGM, Agricultural History Society of Ireland

 13.15–14.15     Lunch (in house: tea/coffee and sandwiches will be available at the venue; incl. in registration fee)

 14.15-15.00     Dr Fiona Beglane, IT Sligo        Forests, chases and rights of free warren in medieval Ireland, AD 1169–c. AD 1399

15.00–15.45     Dr Richard Walsh, Teagasc  Silvicultural advancements: species choice and management

 15.45                 Wrap up.      Jim McAdam (Chairman, AHSI)