REMINDER – HEDGE CUTTING SEASON CLOSED Wildlife Acts 1976 to 2018 Restrictions on the Destruction of Hedgerows and the Destruction of Vegetation on Uncultivated land In Ireland, where there is a low cover of native woodland, hedges are of exceptional importance in providing habitats and corridors for maintaining wildlife diversity, […]

Nature is Good for You!

National Campaign launched to get people connected with nature  The Local Authority Heritage Officer Network has launched a campaign to get people connected with nature, as part of the Government’s “Keep Well” Campaign. A free booklet “Gardening for Biodiversity” has been produced and is available from all Local Authority Heritage […]

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Create a Haven for Wildlife

New guide shows how to look after wildlife in your garden A new booklet to assist everyone to help wildlife in their gardens, no matter how big or small, has been launched. The brainchild of Juanita Browne, the booklet was produced by Laois County Council with the assistance of Local […]

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