The Sign Post Webinar Series
In association with our industry partners, we are pointing the way to a low emissions agriculture through informative webinars.
These one-hour webinars will focus on key topics to provide and equip agri-professionals with a better understanding of current research to meet the needs of clients.
Join us on Friday, February 3rd from 09:30-10:30am
Guest Speaker(s): Paul Johnston Adjunct Professor of Environmental Engineering Trinity College Dublin & Karin Dubsky, Coastal Ecologist, Coastwatch.
Topic: Valuing Wetlands under Ramsar / Questions & Answers
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The National Rural Network (NRN)
The National Rural Network (NRN) is a component of the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 (RDP) led by Irish Rural Link in partnership with The Wheel, NUI Galway and Philip Farrelly & Co.
The overall aim of the NRN is to build and sustain a membership-based network that maximises the beneficial outcomes of the Rural Development Programme.