Welcome to the May - June edition of the Farming for Nature Newsletter. It’s such a wonderful time to be out and about in rural Ireland, there seems to be so much joy in [...]
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Irish orchid or dense flowered orchid (image above) which appears in May is hard to spot due to its compact size and its muted colouring but is a Burren speciality, keenly sought-out by orchid-lovers. [...]
Minister Hackett announces commencement of 2020 payments to Burren Programme farmers. Minister also announces the results of an evaluation of Burren Programme. The Minister of State in the Department of Agriculture, Food and the [...]
October 21st - October 25th Online Presentations, Discussions, Farming for Nature Awards, Farm Walks and More www.burrenwinterage.com The Burren Winterage School , now in its 7th year, is an annual gathering of farmers, researchers, [...]
In this video, three Burren farmers tell us what the practice of Winterage means to them. Winterage or herding cattle in the autumn from the lowlands up to the highlands for grazing over winter [...]
Michael Lynch and Elaine Lynch - Online Zoom Presentation Wednesday, August 19th at 8pm Michael Lynch is the Field Monument Advisor for Co. Clare and he has been working in archaeology in the Burren [...]
Welcome to the July-August edition of the Farming for Nature Newsletter. This bimonthly publication contains news and upcoming events, offers helpful nature-friendly tips for your farm, and shares useful resources, including words of wisdom [...]
See below links to recent features on EIPs (European Innovation Partnership) in Teagasc publications: Teagasc Environment Newsletter June 2020 featuring the BRIDE EIP Teagasc Environment Newsletter April 2020 featureing Caomhnú Árann EIP [...]
Optimisation of upland/lowland resources within farming systems to deliver a range of ecosystem services across multifunctional agricultural landscapes Ref Walsh Scholarship Number 2020005 The Walsh Scholarships Programme is Teagasc's postgraduate development programme, with some 140 students [...]
A new book is available online entitled Farming for Nature – the role of results-based payments. This book has been edited by Eileen O’Rourke and John A. Finn. Contributors of this book include Brendan [...]