To lead and represent the forestry profession, which meets, in a sustainable manner, society’s needs from Irish forests, through excellence in forestry practice.
- To promote a greater knowledge and understanding of forestry in all its aspects, and to advance the economic, social and public benefit values arising from forests;
- To support professionalism in forestry practice and help members achieve their career goals;
- To establish, secure and monitor standards in forestry education and professional practice;
- To foster a greater unity and sense of cohesion among members and provide an appropriate range of services to members.