Forest Friends Ireland Biodiversity Programme May 19th to June 6th 2013 is announced.
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Forest Friends Ireland value forests because of their essential role in maintaining the fragile ecosystems which preserve the earth's rich biological and cultural diversity.
We are guided by our Strategic Objectives to plant our native trees, insist on the preservation of our native woodlands, and see to it that our native trees are planted in preference to the present Government policy of planting monocultures of non-native exotic species. The principles of biodiversity set out at the Earth Summit in Rio 1992 should underpin action at all levels. The most precious thing on earth is the earth's rich diversity of species, yet that is what is being systematically destroyed, to the detriment of all.
Forest Friends Ireland/Cáirde na Coille have prioritised three main projects ...
The "Neart" project is well underway. Some elements of the Cross Border Project are already in place. The Centre for Forest Biodiversity is a project at the initial stages.Thank you for your interest in Forest Friends Ireland.