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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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Annual Review 2015 published

The National Biodiversity Data Centre has published its Annual Review 2015. The Annual Review provides an overview of the work of the Data Centre during 2015, and highlights some of the main achievements.  The full report can be downloaded from … 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

Read More on Japanese knotweed Frequently Asked Questions

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Japanese knotweed Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the most frequently asked questions on Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) are now available to download. While these questions and answers relate to Japanese knotweed, they are also applicable to the regulated invasive species Giant knotweed (Fallopia sachalinensis), Bohemian … Continued

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Have you seen this New Zealand ‘hitch-hiker’

Let us know if you’ve seen this ‘hitch-hiker’. New Zealand flatworm (Arthurdendyus triangulatus) is an invasive flatworm in Ireland that eats our native earthworm species. It is most likely introduced and spread around Ireland as a hitch-hiker on potted plants … Continued

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