HNV farming events October 2015

Teagasc Biodiversity Conference, October 21st-22nd

Teagasc will host the Teagasc Biodiversity Conference on Wed October 21st and Thurs October 22nd in the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

The sessions include:

  1. Agriculture and Biodiversity Policies
  2. Locally-led Agri-environement Schemes
  3. High Nature Value farmland
  4. Ecosystem Products and Services
  5. Promoting Biodiversity in the Wider Countryside

For further information on the speakers in these sessions click here. This promises to be a really interesting conference with speakers such as Davy McCracken (Scotland’s Rural College), Alan Matthews (Trinity College Dublin) and several of the IDEAL-HNV team members. Closing date for registration is Friday October 9th.

Burren Winterage School, October 22nd-25th

The Burren Winterage Weekend will take place from Thursday October 22nd to Sunday October 25th. One of the many events running over the weekend will be the Burren Winterage School, the title of which is Supporting High Nature Value Farming in Europe. Click here for a draft agenda of the school.

There will be contributions from farmers and researchers from HNV areas in Croatia, Austria and Ireland.

Members of the IDEAL-HNV team will be presenting and participating in discussions over the 4 days. There is a special farmer rate. Book before September 30th by following directions here.

HNV farming in West Cork

HNV farming in West Cork

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