GLAS delivering for Farmland Birds

In recognition of the threat posed to farmland birds by modern farming practices, the Green Low–carbon Agri-environmental Scheme (GLAS) provides a range of tailored measures to protect and increase their numbers. Tailored GLAS measures encouraged farmers to manage...

Curlew Conservation Programme

The natural world is suffering greatly, and Ireland has declared a climate and biodiversity emergency. The Curlew is a well-known and much-loved part of Ireland’s natural and cultural heritage. The species has declined by 96% since the late 1980s – early...

Preserving Ireland’s Agricultural Heritage

Ireland is blessed with a rich agricultural legacy that stretches back thousands of years. But this unique heritage is increasingly under threat from changes is farming practices and environmental pressures. Anita Hayes set up the Irish Seed Savers Association in 1991...