ITGA plans a number of events annually.
We have a range of field events planned for 2020. Preliminary details are listed below.
ITGA members will be circulated with itineraries and details of events and further information will be posted on this site as it becomes available.
Field days in 2020 will include a number of ITGA-IForUT themed woodland walks to the 2019 RDS-FS Forestry Award winning Clonad Woodlands.
- Friday 27th March 2020 *): ITGA-Euroforest field day to County Tipperary woodlands. Theme: Marketing timber sales, harvesting & harvest planning.
*) Note this date has changed from previously advertised date.
'In response to Government advice on social gatherings in light of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Tipperary event scheduled for 27th March has now been cancelled'
- Friday 17th April 2020: ITGA-IForUT Woodland Ecology Walk in Clonad Woodlands, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Registration will be required through Eventbrite.
'In response to Government advice on social gatherings in light of the Covid-19 outbreak, the ITGA-IForUT Woodland Ecology Walk scheduled for 17th April has now been cancelled'
- Friday 8th May 2020: ITGA field day in association with Western Forestry Co-op to Dowth Hall & Devenish Research Farm, Co. Meath.
'In line with current Government Covid-19 advice on social gatherings, the joint field day with Western Forestry co-op to Dowth Hall scheduled for 8th May has now been postponed'. It is hoped that we will be able to reschedule this event later this year.
- Friday 26th June 2020: ITGA-IForUT Woodland Certification Walk in Clonad Woodlands, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, followed by ITGA AGM. Registration will be required through Eventbrite.
'In line with the Government Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business, our joint ITGA/IForUT field day on Forest Certification and AGM, which had been scheduled for 26th June, has been postponed.' Members will be circulated with rescheduled date soon.
- Friday 14th August 2020:*) ITGA-IForUT Woodland Certification & Ecology Walk in Clonad Woodlands, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, followed by ITGA AGM.
'Due to the recent Regional restrictions for counties Kildare, Offaly and Laois, ITGA are cancelling the field day and AGM scheduled for Friday 14th August. ITGA are currently reviewing possibilities for rescheduling the ITGA AGM and we will inform members as soon as a decision has been made. Members will be notified of any rescheduled dates.'
*) This day incorporates the cancelled April and June field events.
- Friday 11th September 2020: ITGA field day to Justin Good and Anne and Patrick O'Reilly's woodlands incorporating woodland beekeeping, CCF and woodland management.
- Friday 25th September 2020 **): ITGA-IForUT Forest Food Walk and Wild Food Foraging in Clonad Woodlands, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Registration will be required through Eventbrite.
**) Note this date has changed from previously advertised date.
- Friday 23rd October 2020: ITGA field day in association with Western Forestry Co-op in the North-West. Venue to be announced.
Event Planner 2020
Wider 2020 Forestry Events
Dates and venues listed in the above Event Planner in the 2020 ITGA Forestry & Timber Yearbook may be subject to change.
Please note that due to the Covid-19 pandemic a lot of events listed in the Event Planner for 2020 were cancelled or re-scheduled.
Other Forestry Events
FORESTRY.IE - Forestry Events Calendar
Society of Irish Foresters' events
CPD programme for Forestry Professionals Upcoming events
Teagasc Forestry events