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Peatlands Gathering 2021 - Session 5
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Peatlands Gathering 2021 - Session 5

The Peatlands Gathering event was held online on October 7 & 8th, 2021, and welcomed all who are interested in peatlands to a series of presentations and discussions on the subject. (Chair: Paul Johnston, TCD; Notes taker: Laurence Gill,TCD) The agenda for this session went as follows: Presentation title, speaker, affiliation (each speaker allocated 8 minutes): Peatland restoration and achieving Water Framework Directive objectives - Patrick Morrissey, Environmental Protection Agency Blanket bogs: where does the water flow? - Ray Flynn, Queen's University Belfast Peatlands connecting people: engaging communities and supporting collaboration for peatland and community well-being - Kate Flood, National University of Ireland, Galway Ecohydrology of peatlands - Laurence Gill, Trinity College Dublin Determining monitoring and assessment tools for blanket bog pools and lakes in Wild Nephin - Heather Lally, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology Improving water from managed bogs Florence Renou-Wilson, University College Dublin Q/A Organised by a collective of groups & individuals and hosted by Natural Capital Ireland, the aim of the Gathering was to share knowledge and to cultivate a new beginning for peatlands in Ireland and beyond, promoting dialogue about peatlands and their future, with key messages from the Gathering to be presented at the COP26 meeting on Climate Change in Glasgow in November 2021. See www.peatlandsgathering.com & www.naturalcapitalireland.com
Peatlands Gathering 2021 - Key Messages
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Peatlands Gathering 2021 - Key Messages

The Peatlands Gathering event was held online on October 7 & 8th, 2021, and welcomed all who are interested in peatlands to a series of presentations and discussions on the subject. In this session the afternoon of Day 2, chaired by journalist Ella McSweeney, each of the session chairs delivered the key messages from their sessions. (each speaker is allocated 5 minutes, notes taker for the session was Pat Fitzgerald, Irish Peatland Society) Session 1: Chair: Catherine Farrell (TCD); Notes taker: David Fallon (Ballydangan Bog) Session 2: Chair: Catherine O'Connell (Irish Peatland Society); Notes taker: Maurice Eakin (NPWS) Session 3: Chair: Pat Fitzgerald, Irish Peatland Society; Notes taker: Ray Flynn (QUB) Session 4: Chair: Florence Renou-Wilson; Notes taker: Ken Byrne (UL) Session 5: Chair: Paul Johnston (TCD); Notes taker: Laurence Gill (TCD) Session 6: Chair: Shane McGuinness (CWF & UCD); Notes taker: Emma Gray (GMIT) Session 7: Chair: David Wilson (Earthy Matters); Notes taker: Francis Mackin (RPS) Session 8: Chair Niall Ó Brolcháin (NUIG); Notes taker: Terry Morley (NUIG) Organised by a collective of groups & individuals and hosted by Natural Capital Ireland, the aim of the Gathering was to share knowledge and to cultivate a new beginning for peatlands in Ireland and beyond, promoting dialogue about peatlands and their future, with key messages from the Gathering to be presented at the COP26 meeting on Climate Change in Glasgow in November 2021. See www.peatlandsgathering.com & www.naturalcapitalireland.com
Peatlands Gathering 2021 - Session 8
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Peatlands Gathering 2021 - Session 7
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