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March 12, 2010

New Irish Habitats and Wildlife Course

New Course in Measuring, Monitoring and Management of Irish Habitats and Wildlife

Throughout Ireland habitats and wildlife are under threat from pollution, human interference and invasive species.  The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) have developed a new course entitled ‘Measuring, Monitoring and Management of Irish Habitats and Wildlife’.

Whether you are a new graduate seeking employment, are just about to retire or are employed, now is the time to increase your skills to conserve, restore and protect habitats and wildlife throughout Ireland. 

IPCC are offering this new course to mark the International Year of Biodiversity.  The course is an introductory course that includes twenty-five skills used to measure, monitor and manage Irish habitats and wildlife.  

Skills that are included in the course are map reading, water level measuring, developing a management plan, drain blocking, indicator species identification, recording abiotic factors affecting habitats and survey techniques. 

The course will be held on the 12th and 13th April 2010 at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre, Co. Kildare from 9am-5pm.  The cost of the course is 95 Euro per participant and places are limited. 

If you would like to receive a brochure on the course or further information please contact the centre on tel: 045-860133 or e-mail