Publications and special events related to the Duhallow Farming for Blue Dot Catchments Project are visible below.
April 2021: Annual Report 2020
Following a selection process 82 applicants were successful with entry into the project and were subsequently issued contracts. Following a review of returned contracts 68 participants had farm surveys conducted from June – August 2020 to verify measures for a results based payment.
Feb 2020: Annual Report 2019
The Duhallow Farming for Blue Dot Catchments project aims to support the local farming community by pioneering a results based payment scheme which reflects actions taken by landowners to protect and restore the freshwater environment. The project will encourage economic growth in the region, providing a source of income to farm families who farm in a manner that preserves river ecosystems.