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Environmental Sustainability

Ballyhoura Development works with and supports communities through a number of environmental initiatives, to facilitate the development of environmentally sustainable communities.

Supports offered include:

  • Development and facilitation of outdoor classrooms to support environmental learning;
  • Facilitation and development of the Ballyhoura Tidy Towns Network;
  • Supports and technical advice to communities and businesses to access capital grants for environmental initiatives from available sources;
  • Invasive Species eradication training initiatives;
  • Supporting communities to become SECs – Sustainable Energy Communities;
  • Brokerage of technical supports from expert agencies in the field

These supports and services are supported through a range of Programmes delivered by Ballyhoura Development.