The Heritage Council established the National Biodiversity Data Centre in 2007. In today’s podcast, we speak to Dr Liam Lysaght, Director of the Data Centre, as he explains why it was established and the strategic importance of its work.
Episode 12- Local Authority Heritage Officer Programme
Heritage officers play a key role in promoting awareness, pride and conservation for biodiversity and heritage. Hear all about their work in today's podcast.
The Local Authority Heritage Officer Programme was started by the Heritage Council in 1999, and has been supported by them since through funding and technical support. Based all around the country, heritage officers play a key role in promoting awareness, pride and conservation for biodiversity and heritage.
Shirley Clerkin, Heritage Officer with Monaghan County Council, is a member of the Local Authority Heritage Officer Network.
In today’s podcast, Shirley explains the importance of this partnership, the work of heritage officers, the value of biodiversity and heritage for sustainable development, and what we can do to be part of the solutions for biodiversity.