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2014 Irish Section Conference

Wetlands - Managing Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function

24-25 November 2014, Belfast

Biographies and Abstracts

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Conference presentations can be downloaded below.  Please click the presentation title to download a PDF version

Does salmon management benefit the broader ecosystem?
John McCartney CEnv CBiol, The Loughs Agency

How NI Rivers Agency integrates enhancement and restoration into management
Judith Bankhead, The Rivers Agency

A partnership approach to landscape-scale conservation in the Lough Neagh area, focusing on wet grassland restoration at the Lough Beg ASSI
Seamus Burns, RSPB

Breeding waders on machair and callow wetlands
Anita Donaghy, BirdWatch Ireland

SMAATIE: A saltmarsh assessment tool for the purposes of the Water Framework Directive
Philip Perrin CEnv MCIEEM, Botanical, Environmental & Conservation (BEC) Consultants

Tellus Border Project: an ecohydrological investigation of wetlands
Valerie McCarthy, Dundalk Institute of Technology

Complete, precise and definitive Appropriate Assessment in wetlands
Paula Kearney CEcol MCIEEM, RPS Consultancy

Climate change and aquatic invasive plants in Ireland: what should we expect?
Ruth Kelly, Quercus, Queens University Belfast

The Bord na Mona raised bog restoration programme - strategies used and lessons learned
Mark McCorry MCIEEM, Bord na Mona

SCAMP NI - Sustainable Catchment Area Management Planning Northern Ireland
Roy Taylor, Northern Ireland Water