There was successful meeting of various interested groups (including NPWS) under the aegis of the Red Grouse Species Action last Saturday in Mullingar. To download the Red Grouse Species Action Plan go to this link below: https://www.npws.ie/sites/default/files/publications/pdf/2013_RedGrouse_SAP.pdf
The Red Grouse Species Action Plan is now available for Download (05 Nov 2013) Click here to go to link.
Launch of the Species Action Plan (SAP) for Red Grouse at this years National Ploughing Championship in Ratheniska, Co Laois.
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This research would not have been possible without the assistance of The Native Species Conservation Committee of Dublin & Belfast Zoos and Fota Wildlife Park, members of the Shooting and field trial communities for the provision of samples, University College Continue reading Research into Genetic Health of Irish Red Grouse Published
The GWCT’s project, which is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, has worked with volunteers to plant small pockets of birch, hawthorn, rowan, alder and willow at several key sites in Weardale and Teesdale where, in time, the buds and Continue reading Volunteers Plant 3000 trees for Black Grouse
Surveys of traditional lek sites across black grouse strongholds in Scotland have revealed a dramatic rise in numbers of the rare bird. The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), which worked on the study with groups including RSPB Scotland and Continue reading Black Grouse numbers on the Rise
The Irish Grey Partridge Conservation Trust, Birdwatch Ireland and the National Association Regional Game Councils have called on the Minister of Agriculture Simon Coveney TD to implement the Grey Partridge Agri environment scheme as soon as possible. The Trust would Continue reading Trust Calls for Implementation of Grey Partridge Agri Environment scheme
The IGPCT is playing a leading role in developing an All Ireland Species action plan for Red Grouse. This is happening in conjunction with partner organisations. BASC (NI) is one of these bodies. The February 2012 edition of the Sporting Continue reading Trusts Work with Grouse Highlighted
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