Wildlife Corridor – What are they & why are they so important?

What is a Wildlife Corridor?  A Wildlife Corridor is an area in the environment or a landscape that functions as a passage way which increases connectivity between species or a species' access to other areas of land. Wildlife Corridors are usually habitats that are long in length and connect fragmented patches of habitat by which … Continue reading Wildlife Corridor – What are they & why are they so important?

Teagasc Agri-Environment Conference takes place this week

Teagasc will be hosting their Agri-Environment Conference this Thursday, April 6th 2017. The event is set to take place in Co. Offaly at the Tullamore Court Hotel. The event begins at 9.30am and is expected to run until approximately 4pm. There will be four sessions taking place as the day goes on. The first session … Continue reading Teagasc Agri-Environment Conference takes place this week

Pop-Up Event: Internatioal Association of Hydrogeologists Annual Groundwater Conference

The 2017 Annual Conference for Groundwater will be held by the Irish branch of the International Association of Hydrogeologists this month. The event will be held on the 25th and 26th of April 2017 and is expected to run all day. This year's event will be held in Co. Offaly at the Tullamore Court Hotel. … Continue reading Pop-Up Event: Internatioal Association of Hydrogeologists Annual Groundwater Conference

Pop-Up Event: EVIRON 2017 – 27th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium 2017

The 27th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium (known as EVIRON 2017) will take place later this month. The event is scheduled from the 10th until 12th of April 2017. This year, EVIRON will be held at Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) and will run all day. ENVIRON is hosted by the Environmental Science Association of Ireland (ESAI) every year. … Continue reading Pop-Up Event: EVIRON 2017 – 27th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium 2017

Dead Fawn & Offal in Killarney National Park linked to Deer Culling

The Wild Deer Association of Ireland (WDAI) have stated that a fawn (an unborn deer) was discovered on a public pathway in Killarney National Park on St. Patrick's Day, in addition to the offal (internal organs of deer/wastage). Since the unfortunate discovery, the remains have been professionally discarded from the National Park. Killarney National Park has … Continue reading Dead Fawn & Offal in Killarney National Park linked to Deer Culling

Becoming a Member of Environmental Conservation Groups

As I first mentioned in my post on becoming a member of wildlife conservation-based groups, it is not always necessary to have to pay to receive benefits from non-profit organisations/charities. There is (in most cases) an option to subscribe to the organisation i.e. 'sign up' to their mailing lists online via your email address. This … Continue reading Becoming a Member of Environmental Conservation Groups

Becoming a Member of Wildlife Conservation Groups

Firstly it should be said that you don't always have to pay the membership fee and become a member of a non-profit organisation to get great benefits! Often, many non-profit organisations will have the option for the public to subscribe/sign up for newsletters, updates and general happenings of that organisation. This is usually done by means … Continue reading Becoming a Member of Wildlife Conservation Groups

Over 56 Dolphins & Whales have been stranded on Irish Beaches so far in 2017

Since the new year has begun, there have been reportedly 56 Dolphins and Whales that have been beached on Irish shores and have died as a result, reports the IWDG.     The IWDG have reported that there has been a huge increase in the numbers of marine mammals beaching on Irish shores since 2011 … Continue reading Over 56 Dolphins & Whales have been stranded on Irish Beaches so far in 2017