Coillte’s Draft Forest Five Year Plans are now published on the Coillte website, www.coillte.ie. Coillte will finalize their forest plans for the period 2021 – 2025 in the coming months. During this time they invite stakeholders to engage with them and submit their recommendations into this consultation process. There are 4 stages in this public consultation process as outlined below :-
|Phase||How it works||Timeline|
|Phase 1||6 week public consultation when initial submissions are received||COMPLETE|
|Phase 2||Coillte review and acknowledge all submissions received during Phase 1||COMPLETE|
|Phase 3||Draft plans formulated and published. 6 week public consultation when feedback and further submissions are received||June-July 2021|
|Phase 4||Coillte review all stakeholder submissions to draft plan and produce final plan||August-September 2021|
Coillte’s draft plans are available on their website HERE.
Stakeholders are invited to submit views and recommendations during Phase 3. This public consultation period runs from Monday 14th June 2021 until Friday 23rd July 2021 (6 weeks). Submissions may be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Please note that due to the current health crisis Coillte offices are currently closed so they cannot accept submissions by post).