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Thursday, 3 November, 2011
Research by Dr Fiona MacGowan on the effects of various factors on bog ecology.  Bogs in Ireland have a long history of use by people. In many cases these uses are sustainable e.g. light grazing. In... More
Thursday, 3 November, 2011
People enjoy the natural environment in many different ways. These include visiting the countryside, enjoying green spaces in towns and cities, watching wildlife and volunteering to help protect the... More
Tuesday, 25 October, 2011
This survey was commissioned in 2008 to monitor responsible behaviour among recreational users and land managers. The aim was to investigate trends in attitudes and behaviour with respect to use of... More
Wednesday, 19 October, 2011
For those interested in having a really fun experience, learning loads about the outdoors in Ireland and becoming qualified to teach Leave No Trace awareness sessions. You can take part in a LNT... More
Thursday, 29 September, 2011
Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan, TD, announced today (Tuesday 27 September, 2011) that he has signed into law comprehensive regulations which address deficiencies in... More
Wednesday, 28 September, 2011
After watching the grass being cut numerous times,  Myles Thompson's daughter created a tiny nature reserve in their garden to try and save the wildlife in the grass from the lawn mower. Myles's... More
Friday, 23 September, 2011
Northern Ireland's Environment Minister Alex Attwood pictured with some of the volunteers who helped clean up litter at Hazelbank at the weekend, including members of the First Jordanstown Scout... More
Wednesday, 21 September, 2011
The Woodland Trust is summoning all junior detectives to Carnmoney Hill on Saturday 1st October from 12 to 3pm.  With its ancient woodland, stunning views and rich autumn colour, Carnmoney Hill is a... More
Wednesday, 7 September, 2011
MulkearLIFE / Inland Fisheries Ireland today announces details of another block of free Illustrated Talks. These talks form part of the four year Environmental Education Programme of MulkearLIFE... More
Friday, 2 September, 2011
In PLANET DANCING, author and lecturer Patrick McCusker urges us to rethink our relationship with nature and how we perceive it, if we are to create effective conservation solutions. He transmits... More
Friday, 19 August, 2011
Heritage Week starts this Saturday and its aim is to build awareness and education about our heritage thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation.  Each year many national and hundreds of... More
Monday, 15 August, 2011
Leave No Trace Ireland has been awarded funding by the Department of Community, Equality & Gaeltacht Affairs to develop Primary School resources and now wish to secure the services of a suitably... More

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