Irish Wildlife Trust claims parts of Glenveagh National Park are being destroyed

first_img Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Irish Wildlife Trust claims parts of Glenveagh National Park are being destroyed Twitter Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Google+ Pinterest 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also The Irish Wildlife Trust is claiming that illegal dumping and large scale turf harvesting are threatening Glenveagh National Park.In a letter to management at Glenveagh, the trust says large areas of sensitive habitat are being destroyed by what it claims is the use of machines to extract large volumes of turf on a commercial scale. The trust also claims new drains have been created to dry out the blanket bog habitat to facilitate turf extraction.The Irish Wildlife Trust’s Campaigns Officer is Pádraic Fogarty…………..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/wildlifetrustglenveagh.mp3[/podcast] Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Twitter Newscenter_img WhatsApp WhatsApp Previous articleOrganisers of the Jamboree in the Park say the event will go ahead next yearNext articleDeputy Pearse Doherty says he has been anonymously given unheard ‘Anglo Tapes’ News Highland Facebook Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest By News Highland – November 6, 2013 Facebook Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences releasedlast_img read more