Talk Friday Evening 7.30/8pm CANCELLED
''More than meets the eye: hill farmers deliver a range of vital environmental services''
Dr Derek McLoughlin is an agri-ecologist from Westport Co. Mayo and is assistant manager of the Pearl Mussel Project EIP. His main interest is in the development of results-based agri-environment schemes in Ireland and throughout Europe, particularly at the development of suitable agri-environment programmes for high nature value farms, and in achieving recognition of the range of vital public services provided in the uplands of the west of Ireland.''
He will be talking about the Pearl Mussel Project EIP and how it works, etc. , the wide range of ecosystem services provided by farmers such as carbon sequestration, biodiversity, clean water; the benefits of results-based agri-environment payment schemes; and potential added value on farm produce.
Leenane Hotel Sunday Evening CANCELLED
A great evening to let your hair down after a busy weekend! Have fun with friends both new and old to some great live music!