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Forest Service Northern Ireland

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Forest Service Northern Ireland
Executive Agency overview
FormedApril 1, 1998 (1998-04-01)
JurisdictionNorthern Ireland Executive
HeadquartersInishkeen House (Enniskillen)
Parent departmentDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA)

The Forest Service Northern Ireland is an executive agency of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development entrusted with the development of forestry and the management of forests in Northern Ireland. It was created on 1 April 1998.

The Forest Service holds headquarters at Inishkeen House in Enniskillen and forest offices in Castlewellan and Garvagh.[1] It manages 62,000 hectares of forest and employs 205 people.[2]


  1. ^ "Contact the NI Forest Service". daera-ni.gov.uk. Department of Agriculture, Environment and Affairs.
  2. ^ "Northern Ireland Forest Service". eustafor.eu. European State Forest Association.