This webinar will look at new research into lynx and wolves in Ireland, both their history and their future. We’ll be talking to Dara Sands and Colin Guilfoyle.
Dara Sands is a PhD researcher from County Down who now lives in Norway and works at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. His background is in conservation biology, but his current research project is focused on the social and political sides of conservation and rewilding. His talk examines the possibility of reintroducing and coexisting with wolves in Ireland.
Col an ecologist from Newport, Co. Mayo who recently completed a masters with a research focus on using baseline biodiversity data to inform restoration and management in the Nephin Forest of Wild Nephin National Park. He recently published research which focussed on assessing the current ecological suitability of Ireland for the Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), one of Ireland’s extinct carnivores.
Date & Time: Wednesday 12th April, 2023, 07:00 PM
Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qfnRacdSTc2raAQmChmOqQ