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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+00:00

Burren Winterage School 2018

Farming for Nature 25th - 27th October 2018 Gort & Kinvara, Co. Galway       This year’s Burren Winterage School is an extended and enriched affair, as befits a subject as diverse and fascinating [...]

Burren Winterage School 2018 2018-09-18T14:53:57+00:00

Portugese visit to boost innovation for sustainable agriculture

  Burren Learning landscape focus of Portuguese visit to boost innovation for sustainable agriculture A group of 20 farmers, researchers and Ministry of Agriculture officials from Portugal recently visited the Burren to experience the lessons [...]

Portugese visit to boost innovation for sustainable agriculture 2018-08-15T10:23:43+00:00

‘Farming for Nature’ – shaping a new narrative

A new initiative has been launched which aims to source, share and celebrate stories of farmers across Ireland who are considered to be managing their land and livestock in a way that benefits nature. The [...]

‘Farming for Nature’ – shaping a new narrative 2018-08-08T10:04:53+00:00

Burren Winterage School 2018 – Save the date

Burren Winterage School 2018 - Thursday October 25th (evening) – Saturday October 27th As part of the Burren Winterage Weekend the Burren Winterage Shool 2018 will take place from Thursday evening, October 25th until Saturday [...]

Burren Winterage School 2018 – Save the date 2018-08-08T10:51:36+00:00

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+00:00

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+00:00

Burren Winterage School 2016

Working with Nature: a Farmer-centred Approach 27th-29th Oct 2016 Kilfenora, Co.Clare Following on from last year's very successful Burren Winterage School, this year's event promises to be a great few days of talks, workshops and [...]

Burren Winterage School 2016 2018-02-10T14:18:53+00:00