Tag Archives: Ireland

Biodiversity Week at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre

PRESS RELEASE: 27th May 2013   Biodiversity Week at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre – a great success for wildlife From the 18th – 26th May Ireland celebrated National Biodiversity Week.   This week aimed to raise awareness for the many different … Continue reading

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World Wetlands Day 2013

Celebrate World Wetlands Day 2013 by Visiting a Local Wetland Press Release 1st February 2013 World Wetlands Day takes place on the 2nd February each year (see Editor’s Note 1). The theme for 2013 is that  Wetlands Take Care of Water … Continue reading

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Join the Frog Survey Ireland 2013 – Frog Spawn Spotted

Frog Survey Ireland 2013 – Hop to It Press Release 20th January 2013 The first record of frogs spawning in Ireland has been recieved by the Irish Peatland Conservation Council as part of our Hop-to-It-Frog Survey Ireland 2013.  The frog … Continue reading

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Things to Do Each Season

Top things to do in Spring See swallows hunting over the bog for insects Watch for frogs breeding in the ponds and lakes at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre Search for Bog Rosemary, the first of the heathers to … Continue reading

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Giving Girley Bog, Co. Meath A Helping Hand

Press Release 18th October 2012 Giving Girley Bog, Co. Meath A Helping Hand A ground breaking workshop has been developed to help in the restoration of the living plant skin onto bare peat areas of bogs in Ireland. The technique … Continue reading

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Pedal for Peat’s Sake Picture Gallery

Annie completed her Pedal for Peat’s Sake Challenge in October 2012. To celebrate she gave a talk in the Patagonia Store in Exchequer Street Dublin on the 15th October. IPCC friends of the bogs and staff from Patagonia and IPCC … Continue reading

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Pedal for Peat’s Sake

PRESS RELEASE 12th September 2012 Pedal for Peat’s Sake Raising awareness about peatland conservation in Ireland is the theme of an Irish cycling challenge to get underway on Thursday 20th September 2012. Annie Capell from San Francisco in California  is … Continue reading

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IPCC Celebrating the Importance of Peat to Ireland and the World

PRESS RELEASE 17th May 2012 With the onset of National Biodiversity Week imminent the Irish Peatland Conservation Council has launched an information and awareness campaign celebrating the importance of peat to Ireland and the World. The campaign is targeted at … Continue reading

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IPCC says Get Tough on Turf Cutting Minister

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Uptake 10th April 2012. The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are calling on Minister Jimmy Deenihan of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht to get tough on those responsible for illegally cutting turf from raised … Continue reading

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Events

Events, Things To Do Kildare – Wildlife Watching, Bog Walks, Family Fun, Courses & Open Days Take part in IPCC Events focusing on peatlands at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre and at various peatland reserves around Ireland. Welcome to Féile … Continue reading

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