• Limestone pavement
    Agri-environment

    Prestigious award for the Burren

    On Friday, September 13th, Jimmy Deenihan, T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, accepted Ireland’s first ever ‘European Diploma of Protected Areas Award’ from the Council of Europe for the sustainable management of the Burren.

  • Hen Harrier sunset
    Tracking Hen Harriers

    Follow the travels of two young Hen Harriers

  • Jellyfish
    Marine Conservation

    Find out more about our work in the Marine area

  • Hedgehog
    New Hedgehog Survey Underway

    Submit records to the All-Ireland Mammal Atlas Project

  • Rare Bryophytes
    Rare bryophyte research

    Read about research into the ecology of rare mosses and liverworts.


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