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Pilot land us and domestic energy coordinator – Contract notice

LIFE IP Wild Atlantic Nature invite tenders for the provision of a coordinator to develop and oversee a land use and domestic energy pilot project. The coordinator will link domestic heating and habitat restoration relating to turbary using existing funding opportunities such as SEAI retrofitting grants. They will have a particular focus on developing relationships …

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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

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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New research exploring the role of culture in energy policy and practice

Dr Gary Goggins, along with colleagues from LMU Munich and the University of Galway, published new research exploring the role of culture in energy use. The research, published in the journal Energy Policy, was informed by work on several projects, including LIFE IP Wild Atlantic Nature. Access is free at the following link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2022.113055

Official launch of LIFE IP Wild Atlantic Nature in Ballycroy, Co.Mayo

The official launch of LIFE IP Wild Atlantic Nature took place in Ballycroy Community Centre on 13 May 2022. The event was attended by more than 120 people representing a cross-section of society including government, businesses, civil society and academia. The project was launched by Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform at the …

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Wild Atlantic Nature Team

Wild Atlantic Nature are seeking Expressions of Interest to join our agri-environment programme for 2022

LIFE IP Wild Atlantic Nature are now seeking expressions of interest from farmers in the target areas to join our RBPS agri-environment programme for 2022. The programme is open to farmers in selected areas in Mayo, Sligo and Donegal. Farmer information meetings are being held in each target area. More details are available on our …

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Community Rhododendron Team

Rhododendron control project launched in southwest Mayo

Minister Malcolm Noonan TD and Minister Joe O’Brien TD launched a pilot Rhododendron eradication project in the Bundorragha river catchment in southwest Mayo. The non-native invasive species, Rhododendron (Rhododendron ponticum) presents an ongoing threat to the Irish natural environment and its eradication presents a significant national challenge. This project, conceived by local landowners with support from LIFE …

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