Northern Ireland tree cover - Woodland Trust's fears


Tree charity, the Woodland Trust, has accused the Northern Ireland Forestry Service of more than halving its annual planting targets.

The trust also said that election promises made by local politicians were already fading.

NI has just 6% tree cover, thought to be the lowest in Europe.

Its strategy is determined by the government-run Forestry Service. It said there would be a strategy review in the autumn.

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