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.

Farmer RBPS information evening

Farmer RBPS information evenings 2022

Wild Atlantic Nature RBPS team will host a series of farmer information evenings for farmers in the RBPS target areas for 2022. The meetings will be held in Glenamoy, Mayo on 8th and 14th March, Cloonacool (28th March) and Kilmactigue (29th March), Sligo, and Meenaneary (4th April) and Glenties (5th April), Donegal 5th.

AHFES Interreg project webinar

AHFES Interreg project webinar

Dr Gary Goggins, LIFE IP Wild Atlantic Nature, is among the invited speakers at the Altantic Area Healthy Food Ecosystem (AHFES) project webinar on Tuesday April 5th. Gary will speak about ways that healthy food trends can align with results-based agri-environment programmes for growth of SMEs.

Irish Wildlife Trust Webinar

Irish Wildlife Trust webinar

Wild Atlantic Nature project manager Dr Derek McLoughlin is the invited speaker at the Irish Wildlife Trust webinar series on 9th March, we he will provide an overview of the project and how it aims to protect and conserve blanket bog habitat and associated flora and fauna.

Festival Attendees

Burren Winterage Festival 2021

Wild Atlantic Nature were represented at the Burren Winterage festival where project manager Derek McLoughlin took part in a panel discussion on the future of agri-environment EIP schemes. The Burren Winterage is hugely successful annual event that celebrates farming and nature in the unique Burren landscape and across Ireland.

Peatlands Gathering

Peatlands Gathering 2021

The Peatlands Gathering 2021 took place from 7-9 October to share knowledge and understandings of peatlands in Ireland. LIFE IP Wild Atlantic Nature manager Derek McLoughlin gave a presentation focusing on the management of farmland and its influence on the quality of peatland habitat. As part of the event, Wild Atlantic Nature and Pearl Mussel …

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