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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

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+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

EPA Research Report No 209: Co-benefits for Water and Biodiversity from the Sustainable Management of High Nature Value Farmland

    The EPA has published the EPA Research Report No 209: Co-benefits for Water and Biodiversity from the Sustainable Management of High Nature Value Farmland. This report looks at the potential synergies between biodiversity and [...]

EPA Research Report No 209: Co-benefits for Water and Biodiversity from the Sustainable Management of High Nature Value Farmland 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

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+00:00

RBAPS Results-based Agri-enviroment Pilot Scheme – Newsletter

What is RBAPS?  Results-based agri-environment payment schemes are schemes where farmers and land managers receive payments for delivering a specific environmental result or outcome. These results-based approaches offer farmers the flexibility to use their knowledge [...]

RBAPS Results-based Agri-enviroment Pilot Scheme – Newsletter 2016-03-24T16:02:38+00:00

National Economic and Social Council publishes research paper on the Burren Life Programme

Farmers Work to Resolve Environmental Challenges in the Burren The Burren is a unique area in North Clare, known for its abundant biodiversity and rich heritage. It provides the context for a fascinating account [...]

National Economic and Social Council publishes research paper on the Burren Life Programme 2018-02-10T14:18:54+00:00