A number of surveys have been carried out on the woodlands and associated lands adjacent. They are in chronological order with the most recent at the top.
An additional survey by Rory Hodd in Spring 2023, covering the tall herb area at the north-western end of the woodlands.
This survey, by Colin O’Reilly of Envirologic, was commissioned by Four Districts Woodland Habitat Group and carried out in January 2022 covering the Woodlands area.
This ecological survey, by Rory Hodd, was commissioned by the Four Districts Woodland Habitat Group and carried out in August 2021, covering the Woodlands area, the adjacent lands earmarked for the GAA and Dept of Education, as well as the wildflower meadow in Rathcoole Peoples Park.
This survey was commissioned by South Dublin County Council and conducted by Faith Wilson and Joanne Denyer in spring/summer 2021.
This wintering bird survey, by JBA Ecologists, was commissioned by South Dublin County Council and carried out between December 2020 and March 2021, covering the Woodlands area and adjacent lands as above.