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WRI’s Wildlife Crime Awareness Campaign

With the Meath/Louth area sadly being a hotspot for various barbaric wildlife crimes, WRI were delighted to receive support from Indaver Waste-to-Energy and Meath County Council for a mailshot of 7,500 leaflets in the locality to raise awareness and hopefully increase reporting in order to try and put a stop to these atrocious activities. The […]

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Otter’s return to Donegal after rehabilitation in Scotland

Successful Return to Donegal for ‘Shannon’ Shannon has been on quite an adventure over the past year. When a local family found Shannon, an orphaned otter of no more than 2 months, near the River Leannan in Co. Donegal they contacted Pat Vaughan, their local National Parks and Wildlife Service Conservation Officer.   Pat then contacted […]

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Pine Marten Project

Rescue & Rehabilitation After three orphaned pine martens Martes martes, were rescued in Mayo, Wildlife Rehabilitation Ireland, in association with many other individuals and organisations, is facilitating a post-release survival study of two of the martens to see how they fare back in the wild, and learn more about this elusive mammal.

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