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Lough Carra LIFE Project Launch & Public Open Day

Lough Carra LIFE Project Launch & Public Open Day

Lough Carra LIFE Project Launch & Open Day
15/05/2023 02:00
15/05/2023 16:00
Belcarra Community Centre, 1, Grianan Mhuire, Ballycarra, Co. Mayo, F23 EK22
Belcarra Community Centre
​No prior registration required.

How to attend:

Following the formal Project Launch, the Lough Carra LIFE Project team will host an Open Day for the public at the project office, Belcarra Community Centre on Monday, May 15th from 2pm.

Information desks, displays, demonstrations, and educational talks, will be presented by some of the project team and partners.

This will include presentations from: 
  • The LIFE Project team
  • Mayo County Council
  • National Parks and Wildlife Services
  • The Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine
  • Lough Carra Catchment Association
  • Coillte
  • Geological Survey Ireland
  • Vincent Wildlife Trust
  • JCWL Geopark

About the Lough Carra LIFE Project

Lough Carra LIFE is a five-year project (2021 to 2026) led by Mayo County Council and funded jointly by the European Commission LIFE Programme and the Project Funding Partners. The Project aims to improve water quality and restore some of the key habitats of Lough Carra, by working with farmers, landowners, and local community groups in the catchment area.

Funding Partners include:

  • Mayo County Council
  • Department of Agriculture, Food, and Marine (DAFM)
  • National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS)
  • Geological Survey Ireland (GSI)
  • Coillte
  • The Lough Carra Catchment Association (LCCA)

Other Contributing Partners:

  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Office of Public Works (OPW)
  • Local Authorities Waters Programme (LAWPro)
  • Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI)
  • Teagasc
  • National Federation of Group Water Schemes (NFGWS)
  • Vincent Wildlife Trust (VWT)

You can view and download the Lough Carra LIFE project brochure HERE.

You can view the Lough Carra LIFE website HERE.

You can follow them on Twitter HERE

You can visit the Lough Carra Catchment Association's website HERE

You can visit it EU Commission's Public database page on the Lough Carra LIFE Project HERE