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Crayfish plague alert – 2017

Species Alert for: Crayfish plague (Aphanomyces astaci). Issued by: National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS). View latest information on Crayfish Plague outbreaks – Updated March 2018 NPWS are recommending that the voluntary ban of Emergency Containment Measures for the affected catchments is  lifted … Continued

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GBIF seeks nominations for 2017 Young Researchers Award

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) has issued a call for nominations for the 2017 Young Researchers Award.  The GBIF Young Researchers Awards is an annual programme aimed at fostering innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics. Working closely with … Continued

Read More on Annual Meeting of Irish Freshwater Biologists 2017

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Annual Meeting of Irish Freshwater Biologists 2017

When: Friday 10th March 2017 Where: Dundalk Institute of Technology Topic: ‘Informing Policy and Management of Freshwaters’.   Organising committee: Dr Eleanor Jennings (Dundalk Institute of Technology), Assoc. Prof. Mary Kelly-Quinn (University College Dublin), Dr Ian Donohue (Trinity College Dublin), … Continued

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2017 Workshop Programme

  Identifying & recording Ireland’s biodiversity: 2017 workshop programme. Now open for bookings at: Contact for further information      

Read More on GBIF exceeds 702 million biodiversity records

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GBIF exceeds 702 million biodiversity records

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility’s (GBIF) data portal continues to grow at a staggering rate. This global open data portal now publishes 702 million records from 30,712 separate datasets. This is a hugely important resource that is available to help … Continued

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Distinguished Recorder 2016

The recipient of this year’s Distinguished Recorder Award is Zoë Devlin for her contribution to promoting the recording of Ireland’s wildflowers, and for producing a suite of Irish identification aids to encourage new recorders. Zoë’s lifelong love affair with wildflowers … Continued

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European Grassland Butterfly Indicator

The sixth version of the European Grassland Butterfly Indicator, one of the European Environmental Agency’s biodiversity indicators, has just been released. Compiled by Butterfly Conservation Europe, the indicator is based on 4,500 butterfly monitoring scheme transects (122 of which are … Continued

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