Wetland Surveys

The staff at Wetland Surveys Ireland have extensive experience working in the area of wetland surveys. This includes experience working on behalf of Environmental Non-governmental Organisations (ENGOs), government departments, semi-state organizations, local environmental groups and private individuals.

To demonstrate our experience in this area a selection of recent projects that we have worked on is presented below. 

Field surveying


RECENT PROJECTS

  • Wetland Map of Ireland (voluntary joint project with Foss Environmental Consulting) Map of all wetlands in Ireland on ESRI maps platform with increased map functionality. 2019-on-going
  • Wetland Map of Ireland (voluntary joint project with Foss Environmental Consulting) Map to show location and information on all wetlands in Ireland on Google maps platform. 2012-2019
  • County Kilkenny Wetland Survey 2020. Desk-top study developing a site database and GIS of all known wetland sites within the county, and selected site surveys. 2020
  • County Longford Wetland Field Survey 2019. Survey of 18 wetland sites to determine habitats present and conservation status. 2019
  • County Leitrim Wetland Survey. Desk-top study developing a site database and GIS of all known wetland sites / habitats within the county. 2019
  • Counties Longford and Roscommon Wetland Study. Desk-top study developing a site database and GIS of all known wetland sites / habitats within the countes. 2017
  • Ecotope survey of high bog to assess type and condition raised bog habitats. Outcome of survey to inform AA process. 2017
  • Ecotope survey of high bog to assess type and condition raised bog habitats. Survey of cutover bog to determine presence of any Annex I habitats and to assess restoration potential. Outcome of survey to inform AA process. 2016-2017
  • Undertook survey of wetland habitats within Wicklow SAC to identify and evaluate Annex I habitats; Alkaline fen and Petrifying springs. 2016-2019
  • Ecotope survey of high bog at Coolrain to assess type and condition raised bog habitats. Outcome of survey to inform AA process. 2016
  • Wetland survey of five sites along within proposed pipeline corridor in Northern Ireland. Preparation of report to assess the conservation value of each site. 2016
  • Baseline ecological assessment Midlands and Dublin Water Supply Project, Irish Water. Multidisciplinary field surveys undertaken along the route corridor. Specialist wetland surveys undertaken at selected sites. 2016
  • Undertook a desktop review and multidisciplinary field surveys to develop a baseline ecological assessment of site at Westport. 2016
  • Undertook an ecological appraisal of lands at Ballyellery. Aims of the assessment included determining if the lands support habitats or species listed on Annex I and Annex II of the EU Habitats Directive 2016
  • County Kerry Wetland Survey II 2015
  • County Waterford Wetland Survey. Desk-top and field survey developing a site database and GIS of all wetland sites / habitats within the county. 2015
  • County Kerry Wetland Survey. Desk-top study developing a site database and GIS of all known wetland sites / habitats within the county. 2014
  • Preparation of a baseline ecological assessment of lands at Cratloemoyle, Co. Clare. 2014
  • Preparation of a conservation assessment and wetland survey on Annex Habitats at Coolinalaun Bog, Lough Corrib SAC. 2014
  • Kildare Wetland Surveys (Phase I, II, and III)  Desk-top study and three year survey within county to develope a complete site database and GIS of all wetland sites within the county. 2012-2014
  • Peatland survey of Reen Bog, Kenmare, County Kerry. Prepared report on the ecological characteristics of the site and evaluated it's conservation importance. 2013
  • Louth Wetland Survey (Phase I, II, and III)Desk-top study and three year survey within county to develope a complete site database and GIS of all wetland sites within the county. 2011-2014
  • Monaghan Wetland Survey 2012
  • Wicklow Wetland Survey (led by Faith Wilson & Associates) 2012
  • County Monaghan Wetland Survey 2011
  • Monaghan Wetland Map 2010. Desk-top study developing a site database and GIS of all known wetland sites / habitats within the county. 2010
  • Sligo Wetland Survey. Baseline ecological surveys of numerous wetland sites in Sligo. 2010
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