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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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A Frogging February

Press Release 1st February 2018 A Frogging February February is here and the sun is making its way higher in the sky with sunrise and sunset getting further apart everyday. This is also being heralded with a stir in one  … Continue reading

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Bogtastic wildlife year for Girley bog

PRESS RELEASE 7th November 2017 Bogtastic wildlife year for Girley bog The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are delighted to report a bogtastic wildlife year for Girley Bog in Co. Meath. Early in 2017 IPCC were awarded a funding from the … Continue reading

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Grazing donkeys help boost endangered butterfly populations on Kildare bog

PRESS RELEASE 18th October 2017 Grazing donkeys help boost endangered butterfly populations on Kildare bog The population of endangered Marsh Fritillary (Euphydyras aurinia) butterflies are at a record high on the Irish Peatland Conservation Council’s (IPCC) Lullymore West Bog Nature … Continue reading

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Kildare bog restoration project benefits Curlew and Large Heath Butterfly

PRESS RELEASE 5th October 2017 Kildare bog restoration project benefits Curlew and Large Heath Butterfly Lodge Bog, Co. Kildare is a 35 ha remnant of raised bog habitat. The site has been owned and managed by the Irish Peatland Conservation … Continue reading

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IPCC Receive International Support for Curlew Conservation on Lodge Bog

PRESS RELEASE 7th September 2017 IPCC Receive International Support for Curlew Conservation on Lodge Bog The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) based at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre in County Kildare have received international support from Seacology for their … 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 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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Have your say in the future of Ireland’s Blanket Bogs

Have your say in the future of Ireland’s Blanket Bogs There is currently an alarming policy gap in relation to blanket bog habitat and biodiversity protection in Ireland. Much work has been done on raised bogs with the cessation of … 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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