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Working together for healthy waters that can sustain vibrant communities. Most tweets by Paddy Morris. catchments@epa.ie
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EPA Catchments Aug 1
FYI: This account will be un-monitored until 2 September 2019. Have a nice August - if you can, go enjoy some rivers, lakes or beaches. For any queries in August you can just email us - catchments@epa.ie - thanks :) Photo: River Caragh, Kerry
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Pearl Mussel Project Aug 1
While many of us are in holiday mode, PMP have been hard at work on the ground, enjoying the biodiversity bonanza to be seen on many of the farms in the programme. A few of the shots from the catchments.
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Teagasc Environment Jul 23
Waterford ASSAP advisor Cathal Somers discussing the importance of good soil structure in reducing nutrient loss & water quality. Forge (Cork) & Kildalton progressive dairy farmers farmingforwaterquality partnership & collaboration to improve water quality
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Teagasc Environment Jul 26
Slurry Spreading and leaving appropriate buffer margins along waterbodies (minimum 5m) is important for Water Quality. Partnership and collaboration to improve water quality
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EPA Catchments Jul 31
Inishowen Rivers Trust courses this weekend: An Introduction to Hydromorphology and Bank Revetment & Erosion Control - places available -
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East Cork Biodiversity Networking Programme Jul 30
We had great fun launching our Coastal Habitats and Walkways Project. Many thanks to (Flag), , and for making this possible as we set to manage our spaces for pollinators and increase our Biodiversity
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Farming For Nature Jul 31
Feargal Ó Cuinneagáin describes here how he has brought the corncrake back to his farm in Mayo and what we can all do for biodiversity on our farms or in our gardens. Go to 19 mins and 19 secs in:
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Teagasc Environment Jul 29
Water quality, buffer zones, riparian margins, biodiversity, reducing emissions - all going on in this picture. Well done farmers partnership & collaboration to improve water quality
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ArrabawnMilk4Profit Jul 30
Good turnout at our farmers meeting for water quality in the Clareen Priority area for action in Offaly today.
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Elvira de Eyto Jul 30
First time I’ve been able to study one of these beauties up close . The Moorland Hawker : Aeshna juncea (Recently deceased ) n the shore of Lough Feeagh
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FarmingWithNature-BRIDE Project Jul 30
Stop Press! If this will happen it will remove a major obstacle to improving biodiversity, not just in Ireland, but across Europe. Farmers have been blamed for biodiversity loss when, perhaps at times, it was the system that was wrong. Great day for nature! Credit to .
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Farming For Nature Jul 30
As the summer goes on it is a good time to think about collecting wildflower seeds for next year. See this great guide by ​ on how to do this
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Teagasc Environment Jul 29
Cattle access on left causing sedimentation compared to fenced off river on right - wide margin, good buffer zone & injected slurry. WinWin for water quality, biodiversity & emissions. partnership and collaboration to improve water quality
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Teagasc Environment Jul 29
Cattle access can cause sediment& increase nutrient in waters. Fence off waterbodies & providing external watering solutions - mains water, pasture/nose/solar powered pump are options partnership and collaboration to improve water quality
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LA Waters Programme Jul 29
Building bridges: a recent fact-finding trip to the UK to view the work of Rivers Trusts. Our Irish delegation included representatives of; An Forám Uisce, EPA, LAWPRO and The Rivers Trust (Mark Horton).
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EPA Ireland Jul 26
Q: Who do I contact about the illegal cutting of hedgerows during the nesting and breeding season, 01 March - 31 August? A: The District Conservation Officer at your local NPWS office - details at . More on this FAQ:
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Climate Action Regional Office - Dublin Jul 26
Hopefully something that can be run in other areas with other As we continue to see with and the youth voice is strong and must be listened to 🌍
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EPA Ecology Jul 26
After decades of intense decline, European seagrass meadows show slower rates of loss and signs of recovery One third of the European seagrass area has been lost due to disease, deteriorating water quality and coastal development, with losses peaking in the 1970s and 1980s.
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EPA Ecology Jul 26
New paper on seagrass recovery across Europe. Using data from monitoring programme.
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EPA Climate Jul 24
The has just launched its . Special focus this year on and
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