COME SEE THE WOOD FROM THE TREES!
Sunday the 28th August 2022
Clonalis Estate, Castlerea, Co Roscommon.
12 Noon to 6pm
(Please check the website and Western Forestry Co-op Facebook for regular updates)
Western Forestry Co-op are once again very pleased to be able to announce the return of the Woodland Festival in 2022.
The woodland festival aims to foster a greater awareness of the benefits of trees and woodlands, to focus on woodland management and the amenity aspects of our woods as well as the use of wood in furniture, crafts and building. The day will include live woodland demonstrations in thinning, woodland improvement, sawmilling, timber tasks, wood chipping, beekeeping, chainsaw operators and carving, small scale timber extraction, bushcraft skills, there will be woodland walks & talks, woodland games, information stands, wood products, food, crafts, family entertainment and much more. There will be something for everyone at the Woodland Festival 2022.
Building on the theme of “Come see the wood from the Trees”, the Woodland Festival 2022 will build on the success and reputation of the 2019 Woodland Festival with a greater focus on woodland management and the amenity aspects of our woods as well as the use of wood in furniture, crafts and building.
“Western Forestry Co-op are delighted to be bringing the Woodland Festival 2022 to Roscommon, the inaugural Woodland Festival was a huge success with great interest from people to get into the woods and see all the work that goes on in our Irish Woodlands, to immerse themselves in our growing woodland culture and listen and learn from the people who work and manage our different woodland environments, there will be something for everyone at the Woodland Festival” – Marina Conway CEO, Western Forestry Co-op
“We are delighted to be welcoming the Woodland Festival 2022 to Clonalis. The Woodland Festival hosted by Western Forestry Co-op will celebrate all that’s good about trees and woodlands, a time for people to engage and learn from the woods and its biodiversity. The Clonalis Estate is a living place committed to building a self-sustaining relationship with the land and the house. Our woodlands are an important habitat for wildlife, both flora and fauna and a precious eco-system. Woodlands are wonderful place, in need of our protection, keeping the past alive for present and future generations to enjoy and to protect it for visitors and wildlife alike, definitely worth celebrating“ – Richard and Carol-Anne O’Connor Nash, Clonalis Estate
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The Woodland festival is being funded by the Forestry Division of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and supported by Masonite Ireland.