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Kerry biodiversity projects to receive funding boost

Sep 23, 2022 09:09 By radiokerrynews
Kerry biodiversity projects to receive funding boost Kerry biodiversity projects to receive funding boost
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Kerry biodiversity projects are set to receive funding.

This comes as part of the announcement for €1.4 million to be used by local authorities to carry out biodiversity projects, through the Local Biodiversity Action Fund.

128 projects have been approved for financing throughout Ireland.

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Kerry based projects include the protection and restoration of sand dune habitats, the management and treatment of an invasive plant species and biodiversity awareness in community groups.

Details of local projects receiving funding below.

Local Authority

Project Type

Project Description

2022

Kerry Dunes The project aims to implement best practices in the protection and restoration of sand dune habitats designated within Natura 2000 sites in County Kerry.  

€15,300

Kerry IAS  Management and Treatment of Japanese knotweed and awareness raising of invasive species within the Daingean Uí Chúis Municipal District located on the Dingle Peninsula, West Kerry.  

€26,350

Kerry Biodiversity Awareness In partnership with community groups and in line with the NBAP and actions flowing from KCC’s recently drafted Biodiversity Action Plan 2022-2028, we will support local biodiversity projects in three Municipal Districts:  Tralee; Daingean Uí Chúis and Castleisland MD.

€5,270

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