Tag Biodiversity & Ecosystems

Wildflower meadows

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County has implemented changes in management of grasslands in parks, road sides and green spaces over the past years to create or maintain high diversity wildflower meadows. It is important to monitor if the new management regime is… Continue Reading →

Review management options for bracken control in upland and dune environments

Further information: Review management options for Bracken control in upland and dune environments to establish the best management techniques for the control of Bracken on Howth and dune systems in Fingal. Contact: Fingal County Council

Monitoring changes in fauna composition in meadows as a result of winter grazing

Further information: Monitoring changes in fauna composition in Fernhill Park meadows as a result of winter grazing. These meadows are unique as they have never been cut and no chemicals have been applied to them, DLR are trialing winter grazing… Continue Reading →

Monitoring changes in the flora and fauna composition in the Nature Wildlife Areas in DLR

Further information: Monitoring changes in the flora and fauna composition in the Nature Wildlife Areas in DLR started in pilot sites 2018 and planned extension to other areas in 2019. Contact: Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council  

Biodiversity Net Gain

Further information: Incorporation of Biodiversity Net Gain by ecologists for Ecology reports and Ecological Impact Assessments submitted as part of planning to local authorities in Ireland  Note: Biodiversity Net Gain is development that leaves biodiversity in a better state than… Continue Reading →

Impacts of greenways on natural wildlife corridors, habitats and species

Further information: A study of the impacts of greenways on our natural wildlife corridors, habitats and species, in the urban environment compared to rural environments Contact: Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

Ecosystem services decision-makers guide

Further information: Create a supporting guide for decision-makers to go with the Ecosystem Services – Benefits of Biodiversity Animation provided by DLR Biodiversity. This will be a more ‘natural capital’ approach in terms of valuing these services and how to… Continue Reading →

Creation of ecosystems services education pack

Further information: Create a supporting educational pack for schools to go with the Ecosystem Services – Benefits of Biodiversity Animation provided by DLR Biodiversity Contact: Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

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