We are excited to announce the launch of ‘The Burren Pine Project‘ , a new initiative that gives individuals and businesses the opportunity to help restore the native pine tree which once dominated the Burren landscape, but is now on the brink of extinction, to the region. The beautiful Pinus sylvestris, thought to have died out […]
The Burrenbeo Trust has published its annual report for 2020. Please visit BurrenbeoAnnualReport2020 for an overview of the work carried out by us in 2020 in education, advocacy, outreach, active conservation, research and information provision.
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Our annual celebration of the ancient farming tradition of winterage took place virtually this year, featuring some fantastic local and international speakers with inspiring content. The Burren Winterage School featured speakers from Austria, Slovenia, Colombia, Japan, South Africa, Greece, Finland, USA, UK and Ireland, sharing experiences of farming for nature and how farming can make a […]
Are you in a local group from the Oranmore and Loughrea Municipal districts and interested in finding out more about Biodiversity and how your group can make a difference in your local area? Galway Rural Developments (GRD) and Burrenbeo Trust are looking to recruit 6 community groups across the Oranmore and Loughrea Municipal districts to […]
The Covid-19 restrictions during the Spring of 2020 meant that Burrenbeo’s annual celebration of the rich biodiversity of the Burren could not take place in its usual format of guided walks, workshops and gatherings. In its place, a series of online events such as talks, discussions, art workshop, storytelling and family quiz were organised between […]
We were delighted with the response to our ‘It must be Spring’ photo competition that was announced in early April. Thank you to everyone who shared with us the lovely signs of Spring they captured in their environment. Please see below the details of the winning entries Age category: Over 18 years 1st Prize : […]
The Burrenbeo Trust has published its annual report for 2019. Please visit http://bit.ly/BurrenbeoAnnualReport2019 for an overview of the work carried out by us in 2019 in education, advocacy, outreach, active conservation, research and information provision as well as our financial overview and goals for 2020.
Well done to all the communities in County Clare who have completed their local biodiversity plans! We are proud to publish them on our website and hope they will inspire other communities to follow in their footsteps. These plans are a culmination of the Community Biodiversity Training which Clare Local Development Company contracted Burrenbeo Trust to […]
We would like to thank everyone who helped make the Burren Winterage Weekend 2019 a huge success. From conferences to art workshops and farm mart discussions to herdsman’s walks, we were delighted with the wonderful support, participation and interest of local and visiting community members. The Burren Winterage School offered a fantastic opportunity to share […]