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10,000 years of Natural Heritage at Girley Bog

To celebrate Heritage Week 2016, the Irish Peatlands Conservation Council (IPCC) are hosting a guided nature walk on Girley Bog, County Meath, this Sunday, 28th August.

Participants will enjoy the wonderful wildlife supported by this raised bog and the bog pools within it. Guides will help visitors to identify many of the plants and animals that are typical to this rare habitat, which is a designated Natural Heritage Area.

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Have you got what it takes to make people go green?

Environmental charity Global Action Plan are looking for someone to coordinate their environmental behaviour change programmes. The role of Programme Development Coordinator will work on a range of programmes delivered by the organisation to deliver, evaluate and improve the work they do.

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Call for National Taskforce to combat Japanese Knotweed

August 16th, 2016 Delays caused to a housing project in County Cork by Japanese Knotweed sparked calls last week for the establishment of a National Taskforce to tackle the invasive plant. The presence of the plant at a 56 unit social housing site at Beechgrove, Clonakilty, has led to delays in the €9 million project,  driving up the costs of construction. Japanese Knotweed can …