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2013 Irish Section Conference

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Presentations

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Presentations

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Biographies and Abstracts

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Presentations

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

Day 1

Welcome address
Ciaran O’Keeffe (Director, National Parks and Wildlife Service)

Conservation objectives for Natura 2000 sites: An update
Rebecca Jeffrey (National Parks and Wildlife Service)

A protocol for hydrological baseline characterisation of Irish raised bogs
Raymond Flynn (Queens University, Belfast)

Upland Habitats Classifications
Philip Perrin CEnv MCIEEM (BEC Consultants Ltd)

Surveying Petrifying Springs – Characteristics and Challenges
Melinda Lyons (Botany Department, TCD)

Hedgerow Appraisal - Best Practice Guidance
Declan Little MCIEEM (Woodlands of Ireland)

Optional Workshop 1 – Assessments of groundwater-dependent terrestrial ecosystems (GWDTEs) in Ireland: Progress and challenges
Sarah Kimberley MCIEEM

Optional Workshop 2 – Ecology and planning; a local authority perspective
Bridget Loughlin (Kildare County Council)

Burren Farming for Conservation
Sharon Parr (Burren Farming for Conservation Programme)
(Permission not given to make slides public)

Assessing wind energy impacts on birds - towards best practice

Richard Nairn CEnv FCIEEM (NATURA Environmental Consultants) and Karl Partridge MCIEEM

A Legal Analysis of the ECJ judgement in the N6 Galway Outer By-Pass (Sweetman) Case 258/11
Alice Whittaker (Philip Lee Solicitors)

Day 2

Welcome address
Michael Meharg (Assistant Director, Biodiversity, Natural Heritage, NIEA)

MulkearLIFE – Case Study of Catchment Scale River Restoration on the Lower Shannon SAC

Ruairi O Conchuir (MulkearLIFE Inland Fisheries Ireland)

Protected marine areas in Northern Ireland
Joe Breen (Marine Division, DOE, NI.)

Impacts of aquaculture on protected areas: A case study of the effects of intertidal oyster culture on the spatial distribution of water birds

Tom Gittings MCIEEM and Paul O'Donoghue CEnv MCIEEM (Atkins)

Mapping marine habitats and species - survey methods fit for purpose

Louise Scally (Merc Consultants)

Vertigo moulinsiana in Ireland – Habitat requirements, survey methods and results
Maria Long MCIEEM

The survey of rare plant populations in Ireland
John Conaghan (Enviroscope Environmental Consultancy)

Ministerial Address
Jimmy Deenihan T.D. (Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht)
(No slides)

Optional Workshop 1 - Engineering solutions to ecological law challenges
Christian Nea (National Roads Authority)

Optional Workshop 2 - Ecology and Landscaping
Maryann Harris (Dublin City Council)

Taking bryophytes into account in Ecological Impact Assessment
Joanne Denyer MCIEEM (Denyer Ecology)

Bat Tree Habitat Key: A guide to potential bat roost features
Henry Andrews MCIEEM (Andrews Ecology Ltd)

Marsh Fritillary in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland – Improving understanding of the species, its needs and best practice survey approaches
Will Woodrow MCIEEM (Woodrow Sustainable Solutions Ltd) and Clive Mellon (Director, Allen and Mellon Environmental Ltd.)