Biodiversity Projects approved for Cavan/Monaghan – Brendan Smith TD

Cavan/Monaghan Fianna Fáil TD Brendan Smith welcomes funding announced by Malcolm Noonan TD, Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform for local biodiversity projects.

“This funding awarded to Cavan and Monaghan County Councils will enable them to carry out biodiversity projects through the Local Biodiversity Action Fund (LBAF).  Cavan Council Council will receive €28,900 and Monaghan County Council will receive €100,000.

The Local Biodiversity Action Fund is an impactful scheme that supports local authorities and communities to deliver on Ireland’s national objectives for nature, from invasive species to habitat restoration to awareness-raising to surveys and monitoring work”, stated Brendan Smith TD.

CavanActions from the Cavan Biodiversity Plan€10,200
CavanFeasibility study for the management of aquatic invasive species€10,200
CavanBat Survey€8,500
MonaghanFlora book of County Monaghan€46,750
MonaghanWetland Action Plan€34,091
MonaghanSurvey of Breeding Swifts€19,159
ENDS 31/05/2023