Countryside & Wetlands

Managing land for birds and wildlife

 

CABB Partner Organisations

Co-operation Across Borders for Biodiversity

 

Habitat Restoration

Restoring blanket bog habitats

 

CABB SACs Conservation Plans

Blanket bog conservation

 

Corncrake Conservation

Protecting Corncrakes and their habitats

The landscape is changing faster than ever. Increasing pressures on land resources are posing serious threats to the existence of our wildlife. Here you can find out about our work on a number of cooperative conservation projects to protect vulnerable species across Ireland.

The CABB project

Cooperation Across Borders for Biodiversity (CABB) is a cross-border INTERREG VA project to protect breeding waders and manage bog habitats in border counties of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

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The Curlew EIP

BirdWatch Ireland is working with partners to protect breeding Curlew in Galway and Leitrim as part of a European Innovation Partnership (EIP) which is funded by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Marine (DAFM), supporting cooperative action at a local level.

Corncrakes

Corncrakes were one of Ireland’s best-loved and most familiar birds of rural areas.  Efforts to save them have prevented extinction, but they are now confined to part of Donegal and West Connaught.

Our News and Events

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January 31, 2023

Seabirds of the Greater Skellig Coast Hope Spot

The Greater Skellig Coast Hope Spot is of huge ornithological importance and plays a vital role year-round. This Hope Spot covers the Loop Head to Kenmare Area of Interest outlined…
Kilkenny

The Life of an Irish Wildlife Ranger & AGM

Our Kilkenny branch invite you to join them for a talk by Lorcan Scott, Field officer with the Heritage Council. Lorcan will discuss his experiences being a Wildlife Ranger. This…

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