This Action Plan has been developed in the context of the CAISIE Life+ Project Brief and
covers the Grand Canal and Barrow Navigation. CAISIE is the acronym for the ‘Control of
Aquatic Invasive Species and Restoration of Natural Communities in Ireland’ and the main
project objectives are to:

Control and possibly eradicate Aquatic Invasive Species
Consider the effects of [...]

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This Action Plan has been developed in the context of the CAISIE Life+ Project Brief and
covers Lough Corrib. CAISIE is the acronym for the ‘Control of Aquatic Invasive Species
and Restoration of Natural Communities in Ireland’ and the main project objectives are
to:-

Control and possibly eradicate Aquatic Invasive Species
Consider the effects of various control measures and [...]

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admin on November 24th, 2010

The CAISIE EU-Life+ project, currently dealing with aquatic invasive species in Lough Corrib and the Grand Canal and Barrow Navigation is running trials at the locations below. These trials are being carried out in conjunction with Waterways Ireland.
The trials involve the use of Jute matting to control and eradicate aquatic [...]

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admin on November 24th, 2010
Asian clam poster

Inland Fisheries Ireland requests your support in looking out for this threat in any catchments that you visit.
The Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) is an invasive bivalve species that has spread rapidly in lakes, canals, streams, rivers and reservoirs throughout Europe & North America.
The species is known to aggressively outcompete native invertebrate communities, limit phytoplankton biomass [...]

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admin on November 11th, 2010

On Sunday the 7th of November Galway Aquarium hosted a family day with the theme “Our Place in Space”. The aquarium was a hive of activity and a fun day out was had by all. The efforts made by the aquarium made it into the Irish times.  The article can be seen on the link [...]

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