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Burrenbeo June snapshot

The following is a brief overview of upcoming and recent Burrenbeo events. To support the work of Burrenbeo Trust please become a member. NOTE: Due to ever increasing numbers our June Walk will be the last monthly [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Burren’s first conservation volunteering event: Working for Wellbeing of People and Places: Celebrating Active Conservation Volunteering

Burrenbeo Conservation Volunteers firmly believe in community-led conservation practices – training and upskilling on the conservation of the local built, natural and cultural heritage, connecting with others and sharing the work load.  This year the [...]

Burren Life Origin Green Awards 2015

At the launch of the Burren Winterage School in Corofin on Thursday, 22nd October, Bord Bía awarded prizes to Burren farmers within 6 different categories. The Burren community and delegates of European Forum for Nature [...]

Burren Winterage School 2015

Burren Winterage School 2015 Supporting High Nature Value Farming in Europe 22nd-25th October 2015 Corofin, Co. Clare   Take a look at the Burren Winterage School Programme  for further details and the Burren Winterage Website for [...]