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Quirky facts about bogland biodiversity

Press Release Quirky facts about bogland biodiversity  16.5.2024 The boglands of Ireland are a habitat to some fascinating plants and animals that have adapted very quirky ways to live on these wet and windswept landscapes.  To celebrate National Biodiversity Week … Continue reading

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Ireland’s peatlands and the EU Nature Restoration Law

PRESS RELEASE Ireland’s peatlands and the EU Nature Restoration Law 13th March 2024 Within the European Union, 81% of habitats are considered to be in a poor status and not functioning ecologically.  According to the 2019 Status of EU protected … Continue reading

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Take action for wetlands on World Wetlands Day 2024

PRESS RELEASE 26th January 2024 Take action for wetlands on World Wetlands Day 2024 Take action for wetlands on World Wetlands Day, 2nd February, by joining the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) for scrub management on Lodge Bog.  For those … Continue reading

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You are invited to Féile an Dúlra 2023

PRESS RELEASE You are invited to Féile an Dúlra 2023 5th May 2023 The Irish Peatland Conservation Council has launched its annual Féile an Dúlra for 2023, which runs from February to September. The festival kicked off on World Wetlands … Continue reading

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The Irish Peatland Conservation Council welcomes the publication of the Citizen’s Assembly Final Report on Biodiversity Loss

PRESS RELEASE The Irish Peatland Conservation Council welcomes the publication of the Citizen’s Assembly Final Report on Biodiversity Loss 14th April 2023   Ireland is the first country anywhere in the world to hold a National Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity … Continue reading

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IPCC are hopping you become a citizen scientist and join the Hop To It Frog Survey 2023

PRESS RELEASE IPCC are hopping you become a citizen scientist and join the Hop To It Frog Survey 2023 2.2.23 Each year the Irish Peatland Conservation Council co-ordinate the Hop To It Frog Survey, Ireland’s longest running Common Frog survey. … Continue reading

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Irish Peatland Conservation Council wins AXA Community Award

PRESS RELEASE Irish Peatland Conservation Council wins AXA Community Award   16th March 2022   The Irish Peatland Conservation Council, located at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre in Lullymore, Rathangan, County Kildare, is delighted to have been recently chosen … Continue reading

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Home Composting – Taking Action for Peatlands, Climate and Biodiversity?

  PRESS RELEASE Home Composting – Taking Action for Peatlands, Climate and Biodiversity? 4th February 2022 Terms including climate, peatlands, composting and biodiversity are now everyday. The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are seeking your help to better understand public perceptions … Continue reading

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Government peatland policy at odds as they give with one hand and take with the other

Press Release Government peatland policy at odds as they give with one hand and take with the other 19.1.2022 This week the Irish Government published the final report from the Peat Use in Horticulture Working Group, a report the Irish … Continue reading

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Peat Free is the Way to Go if Ireland is Serious about Tackling our Biodiversity and Climate Crisis

Press Release   Peat Free is the Way to Go if Ireland is Serious about Tackling our Biodiversity and Climate Crisis 6.12.21 In 2019 Ireland declared a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency and in July 2021 the President of Ireland signed … Continue reading

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