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An Taisce An Taisce, The National Trust for Ireland, was founded entirely for the benefit of the people: their hope is that people will in turn do their part. Founded in 1948 by Naturalist Robert Lloyd Praeger and is a prescribed body under planning law. The Environmental Education runs a wide range of national and international projects ranging from National Spring Clean, Irish Business against Litter, Blue Flags, Green Schools, Young Reporter on Environment, Clean Coast, Learning about Forests and Green Homes. www.antaisce.org Ireland
Astronomy Ireland The National Astronomy Club is an all Ireland organisation. Membership, classes and events are all online. They also have a online equipment shop. www.astronomy.ie Ireland
Bat Conservation Ireland Bat Conservation Ireland is a Charity dedicated to the conservation of Ireland’s bats. They promote conservation of bats by disseminating educational materials, giving talks and leading bat walks. They also carry out nationwide surveys and monitoring of bats. The organisation acts as an umbrella group for the local bat groups and providing a central repository for bat records. www.batconservationireland.org Ireland
BirdWatch Ireland BirdWatch Ireland is focused on the conservation of birds and biodiversity in Ireland. They aim to target Ireland’s resources effectively so that the organisation can promote nature conservation among policy makers and the wider public. Check out events with your local branch and contribute to bird surveys. www.birdwatchireland.ie Ireland
Butterfly Conservation Ireland The organisation is a group of naturalists committed to the conservation of butterflies, moths and their habitats. www.butterflyconservation.ie Ireland
CELT Centre of ecological living and training www.celtnet.org Ireland
Coast watch Ireland Coast watch Europe is an international network of environmental groups, universities and other educational establishment, who in turn work with local groups and individuals around the coast of Europe. www.coastwatch.org Ireland & Europe
Conservation Volunteers Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland Organisation offering conservation opportunities for groups or individuals across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. www.cvi.ie&www.cvni.org Ireland & Northern Ireland
Crann An Irish NGO promoting tree culture in Ireland. The organisation replants broadleaf trees throughout Ireland. Their magazine is a quarterly magazine. www.crann.ie Ireland
ECO UNESCO ECO-UNESCO provides environmental, sustainability and youth training for personal and continuous professional development (CPD) to a wide range of stakeholders including: young people, trainers within non-formal and formal education, professionals, public and private sector, teachers, community and business leaders. www.ecounesco.ie Ireland
Forest Friends Ireland Forest Friends was set up initially as an Irish National Organisation. Initially membership was drawn from the Dublin Region. They presently work on developing branches in different parts of Ireland and members in different regions are encouraged to form branches. www.forestfriends.ie Ireland & Africa
Friends of the Earth Ireland International campaigning charity ensuring environmental justice and sustainability. www.foe.ie Ireland
Friends of the Irish Environment Network of environmentalists and conservationists committed to protecting Ireland’s environment. www.friendsoftheirishenvironment.net Ireland
Hedge Laying Association of Ireland Organisation encouraging the facilitation, conservation, protection and appropriate management of hedgerows and supporting the craft of hedge laying. www.hedgelaying.ie Ireland
Irish Environmental Network A Network of National Environmental Organisations in Ireland www.ien.ie Ireland
The Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Association The Federation aims to unite the Beekeepers of Ireland for their mutual benefit to foster efficient beekeeping, honey production and marketing.They also provide helpful educational facilities through their local branches. www.irishbeekeeping.ie Ireland
Interpretation Association National Association for Interpretation carry out training to understand nature. www.interpnet.com/ Global
Irish Natural Forestry Foundation Researching, demonstrating and promoting sustainable forestry practice. www.inff.ie Ireland
Irish Peatland Conservation Council Irish Membership Conservation organisation aimed at protecting Ireland’s bogs.This website is a wide resource for all aspects of educational material and field guides. One of the supported by this organisation is Bog of Allen Nature Centre and saving the Bogs Campaign www.ipcc.ie Ireland
Irish Seal Sanctuary Ireland’s only voluntary marine wildlife rescue NGO www.irishsealsanctuary.ie Ireland
Irish Seed Savers Association The main objective of this association is the conservation of Ireland’s very special and threatened plant genetic resources. Their work focuses on the preservation of heritage varieties that are suitable for Ireland’s unique growing conditions.A wide collection of seeds and all verities of trees native to Ireland, online shop and visitor centre are also on this website. www.irishseedsavers.ie Ireland
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group Conservation group for better understanding of whales, dolphins and porpoises in Irish waters. www.iwdg.ie Ireland
Irish Wildlife Trust The Irish Wildlife Trust campaign for the conservation of Ireland’s wildlife and habitats www.iwt.ie Ireland
In naturalist They are a online community of naturalist, the organisation also have a Flickr tagging campaign www.inaturalist.org Worldwide
Leave no Trace Leave no Trace is an outdoor ethics programme designed to promote and inspire responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships. Brochures are available to download online. www.leavenotraceireland.org Worldwide
Primary Science Primary Science are a network of projects in nature. They have developed a curriculum for science and biology for education groups. www.primaryscience.ie Ireland
The Native Woodland Trust The Native Woodland Trust is a conservation organisation working towards the preservation and recreation of native woodlands using only native seeds. www.nativewoodlandtrust.ie Ireland
National Biodiversity Data Centre Biodiversity Maps provides access to high quality information on Ireland’s biological diversity. They use the system to find out what is known about different species that occur in Ireland. Where protected and threatened species occur, and who is recording biodiversity. They also, find out what is known about the biodiversity of your locality. www.biodiversityireland.ie Ireland
National Parks and Wildlife Services (NPWS) National government agency for protected landscapes, habitats, flora and fauna, responsible for Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) Special Protection Areas (SPA) and Natural Heritage Areas (NHA) Nature Reserves. www.npws.ie Ireland
Notice Nature Ireland’s public awareness campaign on biodiversity. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of biodiversity and to encourage everyone to play their part in its protection. Good publications available on this website. www.noticenature.ie Ireland
Tree Council of Ireland The Tree Council of Ireland is a voluntary non-governmental organisation formed to promote the planting, care and conservation of trees in both urban and rural areas. www.treecouncil.ie Ireland
Woodland League The Woodland League is a not-for-profit independent community-based organisation, non-denominational, non-political advocates of Agenda 21 and an all-Ireland body. Their aim is to restore the relationship between people and their woodlands. www.woodlandleague.org Ireland
Wild Food Mentor The Wild Food Mentor is a online resource for wild food and foraging. The website has information including books and DVDs for sale. www.wildfoodmentor.co.uk U.K.