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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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Feile an Dúlra at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre

Press Release: 16th January 2015 Feile an Dúlra at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre The annual Festival of Nature ‘Feile an Dúlra’ at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre is launched.  The festival runs throughout 2015 offering members of the public a … Continue reading

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Community-led Conservation of Girley Bog

PRESS RELEASE: 13th May 2013 Community-led Conservation of Girley Bog Work on the The Irish Peatland Conservation Council’s (IPCC) newest nature reserve is well underway this spring. With bogs in the spotlight more and more Girley Bog in County Meath is … Continue reading

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Biodiversity for Kids: BioBog

Press Release: For Immediate Publication 13th November 2013 Biodiversity for Kids: BioBog In the Bog of Allen Region of Kildare, a BioBog Education Programme focusing on biodiversity hot spots aims to raise awareness of wildlife and biodiversity for the benefit … Continue reading

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Visitor Project Aims to Promote Biodiversity and Conservation

Press Release: For Immediate Publication 13th November 2013 Visitor Project Aims to Promote Biodiversity and Conservation In the Bog of Allen Region of Kildare, a nature trail encompasssing three biodiversity hot spots aims to create long term benefits for the … Continue reading

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Seeing Biodiversity in the Bog of Allen

Press Release: For Immediate Publication 13th November 2013 Seeing Biodiversity in the Bog of Allen In the Bog of Allen Region of Kildare, a new nature trail amenity encompasssing three biodiversity hot spots aims to provide first hand experiences that … Continue reading

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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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