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Burrenbeo April 2020 Snapshot

We hope this newsletter finds you well and safe amidst the current global health crisis. We know that it is in the worst of times that the best of humanity shines through. So, let [...]

Burrenbeo April 2020 Snapshot 2020-03-31T12:04:11+01:00

Pearl Mussel Project News: Issue 1

The Pearl Mussel Project have produced a short farm newsletter with information on some of the latest developments within the programme. We hope to produce further issues of Pearl Mussel Project News during the [...]

Pearl Mussel Project News: Issue 1 2020-03-30T12:10:02+01:00

Invitation to all farmers in Clare

Are you a local farmer worried about the future? Invitation to Climate Change and Farming in Clare: Challenges and Solutions.  Monday March 9th, 7pm  to 9.30pm, Old Ground Hotel, Ennis Climate Scientist Prof John Sweeney of NUI Maynooth and BASE Ireland farmer Michael [...]

Invitation to all farmers in Clare 2020-03-05T10:00:43+01:00

Farming for Nature – public vote launched

Members of the public, and in particular the farming community, are being asked to vote for one of six shortlisted farmers as their top  pick for the 2018 National ‘Farming for Nature’ Award. The deadline [...]

Farming for Nature – public vote launched 2018-10-08T15:37:29+01:00

Second Atlantic Natura 2000 Seminar – Draft Seminar Report

As a milestone in the Natura 2000 Biogeographical Process, the seminar serves the purpose of discussing issues of common concern and interest, in relation to the conservation and management of a number of habitats selected [...]

Second Atlantic Natura 2000 Seminar – Draft Seminar Report 2018-02-10T14:18:53+01:00

Prestigious nomination for Irish Nature Conservation project

A Press Release from NPWS 3rd May 2017 Ireland’s BurrenLIFE project has been shortlisted as one of the top 5 Nature Conservation Projects in Europe over the past 25 years as part of a competition [...]

Prestigious nomination for Irish Nature Conservation project 2018-02-10T14:18:53+01:00

European Diploma for Protected Areas

An Introduction The European Diploma for Protected Areas is a prestigious international award granted since 1965 by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.  It recognises natural and semi-natural areas and landscapes of [...]

European Diploma for Protected Areas 2018-02-10T14:18:53+01:00

Conference live-streamed: Results-based payments for biodiversity achievements in agriculture

  30 March 2017, 9.30 - 17.30 European Economic and Social Committee, Bruxelles The conference will be live-streamed. Please feel free to link in on 30th March, by clicking on the link below: https://webcast.ec.europa.eu/results-based-agri-environment-schemes-rewarding-farmers-for-biodiversity-achievements The [...]

Conference live-streamed: Results-based payments for biodiversity achievements in agriculture 2018-02-10T14:18:53+01:00

The Burren Winterage School, October 27th – 29th 2016

The annual Burren Winterage Weekend festival will take place this year from October 27th - 30th. This unique celebration of pastoral farming and its rich legacy of natural and cultural heritage will feature the winterage [...]

The Burren Winterage School, October 27th – 29th 2016 2018-02-10T14:18:53+01:00

Visit to Burren by Commissioner Phil Hogan

On Monday, August 29th, we were delighted to host a visit from the European Commissioner for Agriculture, Phil Hogan.  Michael John Moroney pictured here telling the Commissioner what being part of the Burren Programme means [...]

Visit to Burren by Commissioner Phil Hogan 2018-02-10T14:18:54+01:00