Tag Archives: Conservation

International Bog Day 2019: Peatlands Ireland’s Climate Change Heros

Press Release 14th July 2019 On Sunday the 28th July join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre between 1-5pm and celebrate Irish peatlands for their unique biodiversity and as one of Ireland’s climate … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Green light for Curlew Conservation Action in the Bog of Allen

PRESS RELEASE 27th April 2018  Green light for Curlew Conservation Action in the Bog of Allen Curlew conservation measures on a Kildare Bog have been given a boost by funding awarded by the Heritage Council. Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) … Continue reading

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Conservation group to host event highlighting the plight of endangered Curlew

PRESS RELEASE 16th April 2018 Conservation group to host event highlighting the plight of endangered Curlew Leading peatland conservation group set to highlight the decline of endangered Curlew breeding on Irish bogs at Kildare event this weekend. The Irish Peatland … Continue reading

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