Native Tree Area Scheme

Creation of small native woodlands

In association with

Wednesday 26th June

6pm – 8pm

Lakeland Dairies, Baileborough, Co Cavan


Please register:

Phone 071-9161458

Lakeland Dairies in association with Western Forestry Co-op recently established 1ha of native woodland through the Native Tree Area Scheme announced recently by the Department of Agriculture. This scheme enables the creation of small native woodlands up to 1ha in size (1ha for native forests on farms and 1ha for riparian native forests), without the requirement for a licence. It provides an establishment and fencing grant as well as an annual premium payment up to €2,284/ha for 10 years and retain your BISS payment.

Items covered at the Open Evening include:

  • Native Tree Area (NTA) Scheme
  • Recently established 1ha native forest (native forest on farms)
  • Establishment operations
  • NTA Grant and Premiums
  • Other forestry schemes (e.g. agroforestry)
  • Q&A

This Open Evening is supported by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine through the Forestry Promotion Projects Funding 2023/24.