Environment Awareness & Education

Local Environment projects receive €36,800

Thursday, August 2, 2018
dlr County
Intro Text 

dlr in partnership with the DCC&E, is funding 20 local projects via the LA21 Environmental Partnership Fund. 

​​The Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund (LA21 EPF), which has operated since 1997, promotes sustainable development by assisting small-scale environmental projects at local level.

The projects involve partnership arrangements between local authorities and various local groups including community groups, schools and environmental NGOs.

The €36,800 available for local projects will see:

  • 10 Tree nurseries developed in local schools
  • 157 School workshops
  • 2 Grow-it-yourself school gardens created
  • 1 Wildflower garden developed
  • 1 Outdoor classroom installed
  • 2 Rainwater harvesting systems installed in schools
  • 1 Fact book for Amphibians produced 
  • Development of an app detailing offers for those using reusable coffee cups.