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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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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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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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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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Kerry bog saved and fact finding expedition planned

PRESS RELEASE: 5th January 2016 Kerry Bog saved and fact finding expedition planned The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) is delighted to announce the acquisition of a new nature reserve in County Kerry. The 10 ha blanket bog site was … Continue reading

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Girley Bog Volunteer Day: Help IPCC bring a raised bog back to life

PRESS RELEASE: 22nd May 2015 Girley Bog Volunteer Day: Help IPCC bring a raised bog back to life The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are asking for your help to bring part of Girley Bog, Co. Meath back to life. This Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Kildare Launch of Biodiversity Week

Press Release 11th May 2015 Kildare Launch of Biodiversity Week 2015 at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre  With the support of Kildare County Council and the Irish Environmental Network the Bog of Allen Naure Centre in Lullymore will host … Continue reading

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Peat Free Wildlife Gardens Receive GIY Get Ireland Growing Award

Press Release: 7th April 2015 Peat Free wildlife Gardens Receive GIY Get Ireland Growing Award The Bog of Allen Nature Centre run by the Irish Peatland Conservation Council were delighted to be awarded funds to continue with the development of … Continue reading

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January Wildlife Watch – Hare

The Irish hare (Giorra Éireannach) is a native mammal that is widespread in Ireland.  They can be found both in upland and lowland grassland, bogland or coastal habitats and even in urban environments such as retail/office spaces in located on … Continue reading

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January Wildlife Watch – Earthworms

In winter when we think of wildlife often hibernation comes to mind.  However decomposers are active throughout the winter months.  Many decomposers are invertebrates (species without a backbone), they turn organic material such as autumn leaves or the waste in … Continue reading

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