Stopping by Woods – Donal Magner (MScAgr 2002)

A quiet revolution is taking place in Irish forestry. Forest cover has doubled within two generations, benefiting both woodland owners and the forest industry. Forests, however, are valued not only for their economic benefits, but for their enhancement of landscape, ecology, heritage and the soul. In a major new work, Donal Magner addresses these issues but places strong emphasis on how trees and woodlands meet the needs of society