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IPCC Extend a Warm Welcome to HRH King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

Press Release 13th June 2019 As King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands begin their 3 Day State visit to Ireland Dr. Catherine O’Connell along with the staff and volunteers of the Irish Peatland Conservation would like to extend a … Continue reading

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Join IPCC as a Citizen Scientist and Assess the Habitat of the Large Heath Butterfly

Press Release 30th May 2019 Join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) as we celebrate World Environment on the 5th of June 2019.  It is the United Nations day that encourages people worldwide to take action and protect the environment.  … Continue reading

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Bee Part of the Action this Biodiversity Week

Press Release 13th May 2019   National Biodiversity Week is a week of learning and exploring the wonders of nature and biodiversity through walks, talks and wildlife experiences. It is about appreciating the valuable role wildlife provides to our communities … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2019 – Become a Conservation Officer for a Day with IPCC

Press Release 19th April 2019 To mark Earth Day, an international day to educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide, the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) will be hosting an event on the 25th of April 2019, to prepare for … Continue reading

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World Curlew Day – ‘Call of the Curlew’

World Curlew Day – ‘Call of the Curlew’ Press Release Friday 12th of April 2019  The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are hosting as part of Féile an Dúlra supported by Kildare County Council an event to mark World Curlew Day … Continue reading

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Spring into Action – Become a Bog Biodiversity Protector

Press Release 3rd April 2019 The Irish Peatland Conservation (IPCC) Council are asking you to spring into action and become a bog biodiversity protector on 9th April, from 10am-12pm as we get involved in National Spring Clean as part of … Continue reading

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Come Celebrate Bog Woodlands and Construct a Hotel for Bugs

Press Release Come Celebrate Bog Woodlands and Construct a Hotel for Bugs 29th March 2019 As part of the Irish Peatland Conservation Council’s (IPCC) Féile and Dúlra you are invited to an open morning at the Bog of Allen Nature … Continue reading

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Found a Fascinating Frog? Time to Join the Hop To It Frog Survey 2019

Press Release 28th January 2019 On World Wetlands Day, 2nd February, the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are launching their 2019 Hop To It Frog Survey and this day also marks the beginning of Féile and Dúlra 2019, IPCC’s festival … Continue reading

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Save the Bogs Campaign Calls for Stoppage of Horticultural Peat Production

Press Release: 8th November 2018 Ireland’s last real wilderness, our Raised Bogs, are being destroyed along with all the native wildlife that they support through our demand for moss peat and sod moss gardening products.  The Irish Peatland Conservation Council … Continue reading

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Boggers offset carbon footprints in restoration project

PRESS RELEASE 3rd October 2018 Boggers offset carbon footprints in restoration project Leading peatland conservation group restores to life 64m2 of cutover bog on Girley Bog Natural Heritage Area, Co. Meath Thanks to funding from the Heritage Council and the … Continue reading

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