At the IWT our goal is to give a voice to nature and campaign for the protection and restoration of Ireland’s wildlife.
Stop the Office of Public Works programme of river destruction and bring flood protection into the 21st Century by reforming the Arterial Drainage Act from 1945. Read more here
WOODLANDS & FORESTERY
See links to some of our work on woodlands and forestry below
2022 Forest Strategy Implementation Plan
The Irish Wildlife Trust believes that the changes to Section 40 of the Wildlife Act contained in the Heritage Bill 2016 were unjustified and damaging to natural heritage.
The IWT is committed to protecting the natural landscapes of Ireland. Forestry, wetlands, uplands and coastal habitats, regardless of legal status, are all vital to preserving our wildlife and biodiversity.
We campaign for the proper management of our national parks to ensure that the shared heritage that they safeguard is properly maintained. Read more here
WILDLIFE CRIME & PERSECUTION
The Irish Wildlife Trust opposes the use of badger culling as a technique for Bovine Tuberculosis management in Ireland. Read more here
IWT is a members of the Irish Environmental Pillar