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Biodiversity Week goes virtual

Biodiversity Week takes place from May 22 to 29, and many Galway events will take place online during this year’s celebration of nature.

Bats, biodiversity and business dominate Monday’s oral hearing

The importance of biodiversity, business, and bats dominated the opening of the second week of the An Bord Pleanala oral hearing into the proposed Galway City Ring Road (GCRR), held at the g Hotel.

Nolan accuses council of harming wildlife in South Park

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The Galway City Council has been criticised for removing wild vegetation in South Park, with one local election candidate accusing City Hall of "breaking its biodiversity commitments" in its own Galway City Biodiversity Action Plan 2014-2024.

Council must appoint biodiversity officer to safeguard wildlife, says Green Party candidate O’Reilly

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As grass cutting season commences, the Green Party is asking councils to act to halt biodiversity loss. Green Party candidate for Galway City West, Pauline O’Reilly has today called on Galway City Council to set aside areas in public parks and roadside verges for pollinators, and to get active in halting the alarming decline in biodiversity by implementing actions within the All Ireland Pollinator Plan.

Want to make a biodiversity plan for your area?

Westmeath County Council has issued an invitation to anyone who would like to prepare a biodiversity plan for their area. There is a two-day course commencing on Tuesday April 14 in the Greville Arms, Mullingar at 7pm. The second day will be run in May.

Biodiversity plan to enhance Westmeath’s unique habitats

Councillors have adopted a biodiversity plan to protect and develop the county’s unique plant and animal life up to 2020. The Westmeath Biodiversity Action Plan 2014-2020 identifies the unique natural heritage that exists in the county, and sets out an ambitious framework to protect and enhance the wide range of habitats, plants, and animals in Westmeath.

NUI Galway zoologist brings RTÉ’s Bug Hunters to schools throughout Ireland

NUI Galway zoologist, Dr Michel Dugon, and his creepy-crawly friends will tour schools around Ireland to teach kids about bugs, biodiversity and ecology.

City council launches wildlife photography competition

A wildlife photography competition has been launched by the Galway City Council as part of its Biodiversity Programme.

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Art and nature workshop at Coole to celebrate Biodiversity Week

Wild about the woods - celebrate our ecosystems

A number of events celebrating National Biodiversity Week will be held in Galway over the next week.

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