Burrenbeo July 2022 Snapshot

Common butterwort/ bodán meascáin, liath uisce (image above) is an amazing plant, easily recognised by their yellow-green starfish shaped leaves, erect stem and stunning, solitary purple flower.  These are insectivorous plants, trapping insects on [...]

Burrenbeo July 2022 Snapshot2022-06-30T15:25:10+01:00

ACRES new €1.5 billion agri-environment scheme

On Tuesday,  in Dublin Castle, An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, announced that the new national agri-environment scheme, proposed as part of Ireland’s draft CAP Strategic [...]

ACRES new €1.5 billion agri-environment scheme2022-06-23T10:26:37+01:00

Burrenbeo June 2022 Snapshot

Cat's paw image credit:  Judith Vega Cat's paw/catluibh or Mountain Everlasting is one of the delights of the Burren and so called because of its white (male) or pink (female) flowers which resemble [...]

Burrenbeo June 2022 Snapshot2022-06-07T16:05:32+01:00

Festival of Farmland Biodiversity

Why a Festival of Farmland Biodiversity? The National Biodiversity Data Centre is hosting a month-long (virtual) Festival of Farmland Biodiversity for May 2022.  The Festival of Farmland Biodiversity will focus [...]

Festival of Farmland Biodiversity2022-05-04T12:10:44+01:00

Welcome to May-June Farming For Nature Newsletter

Welcome to the May - June edition of our Farming For Nature Newsletter.   It’s a great time to be out and about in the countryside, currently brimming with energy and life.   The dawn chorus [...]

Welcome to May-June Farming For Nature Newsletter2022-04-29T15:15:26+01:00

Pearl Mussel Project News: Issue 5

The Pearl Mussel Project have produced a short farm newsletter with information on some of the latest developments within the programme. If you would like to submit an article, photograph or item for inclusion [...]

Pearl Mussel Project News: Issue 52022-04-06T16:54:16+01:00

Volunteers wanted for Research Study

Volunteers wanted as part of a Research Study Volunteers wanted as part of a Research Study on Communication in Agriculture and Water Quality. See below poster for full details. Please contact Aoife Neville at [...]

Volunteers wanted for Research Study2022-03-30T17:46:36+01:00

Volunteers wanted for Research Study! Volunteers wanted as part of a Research Study on Communication in Agriculture and Water Quality For full details please see the poster below. Please contact Aoife Neville at S00207972@mail.itsligo.ie [...]


OFS Webinars and farm visits

Organic Trust Webinars The Organic Trust certify organic farms across Ireland.   The Organic Trust are holding two webinars in March, in relation to the new organic farming scheme, which is now open. Webinars :  [...]

OFS Webinars and farm visits2022-02-28T15:32:56+00:00

Burren Winterage School 2021

Burren Winterage School 2021 - Provisional Programme (for updates and more details, visit www.burrenwinterage.com) 20th - 24th October 2021 - Part of the Burren Winterage Weekend This year’s Burren Winterage School will be a [...]

Burren Winterage School 20212021-10-11T09:53:27+01:00
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