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  • Natural Heritage Areas (NHAs) for Bryophytes : Selection Criteria 

    Campbell, Christina; Lockhart, Neil (National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, ireland, 2017-12)
    Irish wildlife manuals, No.100, 2017
    This report aims to identify biological Natural Heritage Areas (NHAs) that could potentially be designated for bryophytes (mosses and liverworts) under the NHA selection Theme: Plants/Fungi, using selection criteria based ...
  • Best practice in raised bog restoration in Ireland 

    Mackin, Francis; Barr, Alan; Rath, Patrick; Eakin, Maurice; Ryan, Jim; Jeffrey, Rebecca; Valverde, Fernando Fernandez (National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, ireland, 2017-12)
    Irish wildlife manuals, No.99, 2017
    Of the 310,000 hectares of raised bog estimated to have originally occurred in Ireland, only 50,000 hectares now remains, and much of this is in poor ecological condition. This guidance document has been produced to provide ...
  • National Pine Marten Population Assessment 

    O'Mahony, Declan T.; Powell, Ciara; Power, John; Hanniffy, Ruth; Turner, Peter; O'Reilly, Catherine; Marnell, Ferdia (National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, ireland, 2017-12)
    Irish wildlife manuals, No.97, 2017
    Pine marten (Martes martes) are a protected species in Ireland and have recently undergone a natural range expansion after centuries of decline. Estimates of population abundance and of the conservation status of pine ...
  • Survey and assessment of vegetated shingle and associated habitats at 30 coastal sites in Ireland 

    Martin, J. R.; Daly, O. H.; Devaney, F. M. (National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, ireland, 2017)
    Irish wildlife manuals, No.98, 2017
    A survey of 30 sites thought to support the habitat 1220 Vegetated shingle was completed between 23rd May and 28th September 2016. 1220 Vegetated shingle was located at 27 of the 30 sites and 64.57 ha of the ...
  • An invertebrate survey of Scragh Bog, Co Westmeath 

    Anderson, Roy; Mantell, Adam; Nelson, Brian (National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, ireland, 2017)
    Irish wildlife manuals, No.96, 2017
    The fauna of Scragh Bog reflects the diverse transitions from groundwater-fed areas of fen to acidic raised mire for which the site was designated as a Special Area of Conservation (SAC). Lists of invertebrates ...

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