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Biodiversity Ireland's Pollinator Plan

Recent research by Catherine Keena, Teagasc Countryside Management Specialist, found that farmers were positive towards biodiversity. Biodiversity is one of the principal public goods to which agriculture can contribute. The All Ireland Pollinator Plan is an initiative bringing farmers, local authorities, schools, gardeners, and businesses together to try to create an Ireland where bees can survive and thrive. Teagasc supports the All Ireland Pollinator Plan https://pollinators.ie/media/world-bee-day-2020/

Below is a link to  the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020. It has identified 81 actions to make Ireland more pollinator friendly. It is supported by 68 organisations, including Teagasc.

You can see the Plan at:

biodiversityireland.ie/pollinator-plan

Biodiversity & The Countryside - Teagasc Resources

Please follow the link to find a range of relevant Teagasc resources that address farmland biodiversity and the Irish countryside. These include an overview and further references to current and recent research projects, as well as a collection of Teagasc leaflets and information booklets.

Biodiversity & The Countryside

 

Gardening For Biodiversity

Limerick City and County Council hosted a Zoom  webinar on Gardening for Biodiversity on May 28, 2020.

The webinar highlighted the simple things we can all do to make our gardens, no matter how big or small,  more attractive for 

If anyone missed it and wants to watch it, it is now up on youtube at the link below:

Gardening for Biodiversity

 The webinar was presented by Juanita Browne of the National Biodiversity Data Centre and there is a wonderful Gardening for Biodiversity Booklet to go along with it, produced by Juanita in associate with local authority heritage officers.

 

 

Sustainable Agriculture Training Webinar Series

These webinars take place every Friday morning from 9.30am – 10.30am through Zoom. Register for the webinar here www.teagasc.ie/sustainableagriculture

To view previous webinars and presentations please click on the logo below:

 

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