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50 woods to celebrate 20th anniversary in 2020

Help the Woodland Trust in Northern Ireland celebrate a major milestone this year, as 98% of its woods come of age.
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Did you know?

Historically, woods have had a poor deal in Ireland, with woodland clearance beginning as far back as the Neolithic period, around 6,000 years ago.

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Northern Ireland ranks badly as one of the least-wooded regions in Europe, with just 8% woodland cover compared with the European average of 37%. In addition, almost 60% of our woodland is in the form of recent conifer plantations.

Our woods are free to visit. To find one near you use our wood search page.

Woodland wildlife

Woods provide homes for more wildlife than any other terrestrial landscape. Here are some of the species to look out for in Northern Ireland.

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The Woodland Trust Northern Ireland,
1 Dufferin Court,
County Down, BT20 3BX
Phone: 0289 127 5787

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