Forest news and events

This page has information about tree diseases, forest closures and other news about public forests.

Latest news

Squirrel pox at Tollymore Forest Park

(Posted on 25 March 2016)

Squirrel pox, a disease fatal to red squirrels, has been confirmed in Tollymore Forest Park.

More information at this link:


There are currently no planned events.

Forest recreation charges

On event days, some charges apply to particular forests. There are also charges for the use of additional facilities in some forests - these apply to vehicles, people and to some activities and organised events. The link below has details of concessions for charities and community groups, caravanning and camping.

Report wildlife sightings online

In Northern Ireland, the Centre for Environmental Data and Recording (CEDaR) collates wildlife records for both native and non-native species.

You can record your sightings on its website either as a single record event or you can register with them and submit details through a free online account.

Share this page


Would you like to leave feedback about this page? Send us your feedback