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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 [...]

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 [...]

What a busy month August is in the Burren!

An extremely busy month in the Burren this August. Burrenbeo Trust and Burren Conservation Volunteers are hosting a weekend-long event celebrating active conservation volunteering entitled Working for Wellbeing of People and Place on 12th to 13th [...]

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 news and events July 2016

My but the months are rushing along, it's almost July already!  To help you get planning for things to do during those summer holidays, take a look at Burrenbeo Trust's July newsletter

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 [...]

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 [...]

Burren Winterage School Supporting High Nature Value Farming in Europe 22nd-24th October 2015

Many of Europe’s finest landscapes and best biodiversity is found in areas where there has been a long tradition of extensive livestock grazing or ‘pastoral’ farming. The decline or demise of many of these farming [...]

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 [...]