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Researcher and Artist opportunities in WaterLANDS project

LIFE IP Wild Atlantic Nature are recruiting for several positions as part of our work with WaterLANDS. We have advertised for a Research Officer position until November 2026 and for an Artist Residency for a period of one month annually over four years. More information via links below: Research Officer Artist residency

Teagasc Signpost series webinar

Wild Atlantic Nature project manager Dr Derek McLoughlin is the invited speaker at the Teagasc Signpost webinar series on August 5th as part of its focus on the uplands. Derek provided an overview of the project and opportunities for improving social and environmental outcomes in the uplands. You can view the recording here.

Wild Atlantic Nature RBPS Advisor training

LIFE IP Wild Atlantic Nature RBPS team have delivered training for more than 50 farm advisors for our 2022 agri-environment programme. Farm advisors are essential in the delivery of a successful RBPS programme and the training also helps to build capacity for the CAP Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES) 2023.

Farmer Knowledge Exchange Groups 2022

Facilitated by our partners at Teagasc, Wild Atlantic Nature held a series of sessions with the first of upland farmer knowledge exchange groups in Owenduff/Nephin Complex SAC. Twenty farmers are taking part in the group, where we discuss issues such as biodiversity, water quality, carbon emissions and results-based payments.

Wild Atlantic Nature present at several national and international conferences

Dr Derek McLoughlin gave a presentation at the National Biodiversity Conference 2022 where he spoke about building partnerships for people and nature. Derek also gave a presentation at the Environment Ireland Conference 2022. Dr Gary Goggins held a session at the Ecosystem Services Partnership conference and gave a presentation on our work with the WaterLANDS …

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