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Bog of Allen Summer Wildlife Celebration

PRESS RELEASE Bog of Allen Summer Wildlife Celebration Release Date: 4th July 2017 This Summer the Irish Peatland Conservation Council at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre are bringing forward their International Bog day celebrations to partner with a host of … Continue reading

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IPCC revisit Coad Bog to discuss future plans with locals

PRESS RELEASE 28th June 2017 IPCC revisit Coad Bog to discuss future plans with locals The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are delighted to be revisiting Coad Bog, Co. Kerry for a Weekend Heritage Event on July 7th-8th. Thanks to funding … Continue reading

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Stepping Stones to a Greener Garden

PRESS RELEASE Date: 1st June 2017 Stepping Stones to a Greener Garden The Bog of Allen Nature Centre will be celebrating World Environment Day on June 6th and you are invited to come along between 10am-4pm and discover how you … Continue reading

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Citizen Scientists sought to monitor butterflies on Girley Bog, Co. Meath

PRESS RELEASE 22nd June 2017 Citizen Scientists sought to monitor butterflies on Girley Bog, Co. Meath Girley Bog NHA in County Meath is a haven for wildlife. During the spring and summer months visitors to the bog can experience the … Continue reading

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IPCC establish monitoring scheme for endangered Large Heath bog butterfly

PRESS RELEASE 6th June 2017 IPCC establish monitoring scheme for endangered Large Heath bog butterfly The Large Heath Butterfly is not the most spectacular of our butterfly fauna, however it is a speceis that can tell us a lot about … Continue reading

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Big week for bog biodiversity

  PRESS RELEASE Big week for bog biodiversity 12th May 2017 National Biodiversity Week 2017 takes place from 19th-28th of May and is all about connecting people with nature. The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) have planned four fun packed … Continue reading

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Learn the Essentials of Composting this Earth Day

PRESS RELEASE 19th April 2017 Learn the Essentials of Composting this Earth Day Join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre this Saturday 22nd April to celebrate Earth Day 2017.  Earth Day is an international celebration where … Continue reading

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A call to action for blanket bogs

Press Release A call to action for blanket bogs 23rd March 2017 Ireland’s last great wilderness, the blanket bogs are in serious trouble. This is happening despite a good level of legal protection. The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are … Continue reading

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IPCC celebrate 20th anniversary of the Hop to It Frog Survey on World Wetlands Day

PRESS RELEASE 27th January 2017 IPCC celebrate 20th anniversary of the Hop to It Frog Survey on World Wetlands Day Ireland’s wetlands provide homes for many of our frog populations so World Wetlands Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate … Continue reading

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Changing the fortunes of Ireland’s Raised Bogs

PRESS RELEASE 20th December 2016 Changing the fortunes of Ireland’s Raised Bogs It is 11 years since the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) embarked on a unique project to reverse the fortunes of one of Ireland’s most iconic peatlands – … Continue reading

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