The Irish Wildlife Trust is delighted to announce the winners of the Together for Biodiversity Awards. The awards were presented to the category winners at the National Biodiversity Conference by Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan.
The Awards are an opportunity to celebrate the work being carried out by individuals, communities, schools, farmers and businesses across Ireland to protect our biodiversity. All 18 of our awards finalist are in attendance at the conference to engage with delegates and showcase their fantastic work. Projects included work on habitat and species protection, biodiversity advocacy, and innovative business ideas.
The Winners are;
Category A: People Together for Biodiversity Award Large Project
Baile Slachtmhar Bhéal an Mhuirthead, It’s all about the Bee’s and the Sea’s
Category B: People Together for Biodiversity Award Large Project
Moore Community Council CE Scheme, Ballydangan Bog Red Grouse Project
Category C: Local Biodiversity Champion Award
Tommy Earley, Sharing the biodiversity on his farm in Roscommon
Category D: Learning Together for Biodiversity Award
St. Colman’s Community College, Midleton, Co. Cork
Biodiversity in our School and the Wider Community
Category E: Farming Together for Biodiversity Award
Oliver and Pat Nagle, The Burren Programme
Category F: Working Together for Biodiversity Award
Gas Networks Ireland
Gas Networks Ireland Biodiversity Enhancement Programme
You can find information on all our candidates projects on our website here https://iwt.ie/biodiversity-awards/
A big thank you to the awards sponsors Dublin Port Company and the National Biodiversity Conference organisers National Parks and Wildlife Service, Irish Forum on Natural Capital and Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.