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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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Bird survey highlights the importance of conserving Girley Bog

PRESS RELEASE 2nd October 2018 Bird survey highlights the importance of conserving Girley Bog A recent bird survey on Girley Bog NHA, Co. Meath reveals the importance of the site for Ireland’s breeding bird populations. 29 species of bird were … Continue reading

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Bogs a flutter for heritage week

15th August 2018 Bogs a flutter for heritage week The bogs of Meath and Kildare will be a flutter with activity during Heritage Week 2018. The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) will be connecting people with nature during their four … Continue reading

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Peat Crossing Borderlines – Sharing the Dutch-Irish Save the Bogs Story

PRESS RELEASE 25th July 2018 Peat Crossing Borderlines – Sharing the Dutch-Irish Save the Bogs Story Leading peatland conservation group to host ‘Peat Crossing Borderlines’ event to celebrate International Bog Day as part of European Year of Cultural Heritage. The … Continue reading

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