Ireland's leading tree planting company

Ireland's leading tree planting company

Nature and natural solutions

Nature and natural solutions

Native Woodland Hardwood Establishment

The Native Woodland Scheme has been a wonderful addition to the planting program. It is now accounting for a significant percentage of the national planting numbers and has continued to highlight the great benefits forestry brings to Ireland in general and local communities in particular.

The Native Woodland Scheme is further encouraged with the support of the woodland environmental fund. This fund will add €1,000 per hectare to the land owner from a support company, interested in having an association with the benefits from the forest (but not owning the forest, trees or land).

Woodland with Heritage Bridge Forestry Management Plan

A forest thrives under constant and consistent professional management. From initial establishment and seeking approval from the Forest Service, through to silvicultural maintenance with thinning and harvesting, to clearfell or continuous cover forestry, Green Belt's expert foresters are located nationally to support your forest activities.

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Safeguarding the environment Environmental Impact Statements

For most applications to the Forest Service, there is a necessity for an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). These reports address the impacts forestry may have on the environment within a 15km radius of the forest or proposed forest. Green Belt can facilitate this report and submit it to the Forest Service which is likely to expedite your application to approval.

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Forestry Insurance Fire Insurance

As Ireland’s leading private forestry management company, you’re in safe hands with our group Master Insurance Policy.

It is essential to protect your life's investments and insuring your forest against fire and replanting costs is a simple, affordable and smart thing to do.

To include your forest on our Master Insurance Policy, contact Green Belt to get your quote.

We encourage you to avail of our own line payment service which keeps paper use to a minimum.

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Proactively managing your forest Forestry Grants

Green Belt provides a full management service for all our clients. Whether you established your forestry with us, have an existing forest or are now considering becoming involved in forestry, we can guide you through the necessary applications to make the most of your forest.

Green Belt source, acquire and manage these plantations on your behalf.

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Grants for Native Woodlands

Native Woodland Scheme

Native Woodland Establishment (as represented by Grant & Premium Categories (GPCs) 9 and 10 under the Afforestation Grant & Premium Scheme)funds the establishment of new native woodland on open ‘greenfield’ sites.

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Forestry Insurance

As Ireland’s leading private forestry management company, you’re in safe hands with our group Master Insurance Policy.

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Get in touch with a Local Green Belt Advisor

Our network of professional foresters located nationally are perfectly placed to source opportunities suitable for you and to manage your investment through to clearfell and beyond.