Councils Webinar 2021
How councils can help pollinators – 23 June 2021, 10.00 – 13.00
This webinar is open to all council/local authority staff to provide information on actions councils can take to make public land more pollinator friendly.
This event is being hosted by Carlow County Council.
Register here: Eventbrite How councils can help pollinators 23 June 2021
10.00-10.10 Opening: Kathleen Holohan, Chief Executive, Carlow County Council
10.10-10.25 All-Ireland Pollinator Plan – Dr Úna FitzPatrick, co-founder of AIPP, and Senior Ecologist, National Biodiversity Data Centre
10.25-10.40 Key actions for Local Authorities – Juanita Browne, AIPP, National Biodiversity Data Centre
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10.40-10.55 Climate benefits of actions for pollinators – Christine Doherty, Biodiversity Officer, Derry City & Strabane District Council
11.30-11.45 Harvesting wildflower seed from local donor sites – Anne Murray, Biodiversity Officer, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
11.45-12.00 Creating Town Pollinator Plans – Sharon Casey, Ecology Office, Planning and Development Directorate, Cork County Council
12.00-12.15 Reducing pesticide use in Athboy – Aaron Smith, District Engineer, Meath County Council
12.15-12.30 Reducing Mowing – Eimear Fox, Landscape Architect, Transport Infrastructure Ireland