Irish Seed Savers Association to host annual Seed Share event, Sunday 5th March

2nd March 2017 To kick off the growing season,  the Irish Seed Savers will host their annual Seed Share event at their site in Scariff,...

The Native Woodland Trust saves a rare forest in the Slieve Bloom mountains

March 1, 2017 The Native Woodland Trust has announced the addition of 21 acres of Camcor Wood, Co. Offaly to its portfolio of woodland nature...

Recycling to inspire – Three countries getting creative to tackle waste management.

February 28th 2017 Panda Waste Management’s announcement that they are to attach a surveillance camera to its rubbish trucks as a way of identifying households...

Will Ticknock forest be preserved as a National Park?

March 1st 2017 State-owned forestry company Coillte has postponed the felling of trees in Dublin’s Ticknock forest as calls for its preservation for recreational use...

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