Irish and Scottish government ministers joined by expert
speakers at May 30 national forestry conference
The line up of speakers for this year’s national forestry conference in Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield, Co Meath, on May 30, has been finalised. Irish Government Ministers Creed and Doyle along with Mairi Gougeon, Scotland’s Minister for Rural Affairs and Natural Environment will address the conference topic “Forestry as a Climate Change Solution”. They will be joined by Justin McCarthy, Editor Irish Farmers Journal and Prof. Gerry Boyle, Director, Teagasc who will discuss the actuality of climate change in agriculture. Speakers who will examine the role of forests and wood products in sustainable land use, construction and energy include, Stuart Goodall, CEO, Confederation of Forest Industries (Confor), Mike Haslam, award winning….