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Minister Ryan Announces Significant Increase in Funding for Environmental NGO’s

Minister Ryan has announced significant funding of €1,764,000 for the Irish Environmental Network and its members in 2021. This is an increase of €704,000 on the level...

Minister Hackett launches Forest Carbon Tool

The Minister of State in the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for forestry, Senator Pippa Hackett today launched Teagasc’s new Forest Carbon...

Job Opportunity: Farmland Pollinator Officer

The National Biodiversity Data Centre is hiring! Thanks to funding from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, the Data Centre is looking to...

Fears for thousands of jobs due to peat shortage – RTE News

Fears are being expressed that thousands of jobs could be lost in the horticultural sector in Ireland due to a shortage of horticultural peat. Peat...

Permaculture – not just for Hippies – Féidhlim Harty

Féidhlim Harty explores the marriage of science and art that brought about an ethical and principled design revolution. Permaculture; that’s, like, organic gardening but with...

Coillte Gift Native Trees to ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Award Winners for 2020

Coillte are delighted to partner with ECO-UNESCO for this year’s Young Environmentalist Awards – gifting over 100 native saplings to this year’s winners. ECO-UNESCO’s Young...

Bursary programme launched at Loughry Campus | CAFRE

The 2020-21 Higher Education Food Bursary Programme was recently launched at CAFRE, Loughry Campus. A total of seventeen thousand pounds is available to students...

Irish Seed Savers – Community Seed Guardians Programme & News

Dear Supporters, We are very busy completing our Winter Newsletter and Supporter Seed Catalogue and our current supporters will receive these in the post in...

Minister Pippa Hackett hosts first meeting of newly formed Forestry Policy Group

Minister Pippa Hackett hosts first meeting of newly formed Forestry Policy Group Wide ranging group of stakeholders agree to work together to develop new strategy for...
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Threatened Plant of the Year 2020 winners announced

Horticultural charity Plant Heritage is delighted to announce the winners of its first Threatened Plant of the Year 2020 competition, which was launched earlier this...