Policy & Project Linkages

The project complements the EU International Multi-Species Action Plan for the Conservation of Breeding Waders in Wet Grassland Habitats in Europe (2018-2028).

It will also contribute to the EU Pollinators Initiative and policy related to improving coastal habitat resilience to climate change, in line with the EU Strategy on Green Infrastructure. 

LIFE on Machair will contribute to the implementation of the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030, the Habitats Directive and Birds Directive, and the development of Ireland’s Prioritised Action Framework (PAF) for Natura 2000, including results-based agricultural-environmental agreements as developed under the new ACRES programme.

The LIFE on Machair project is closely aligned with and follows similar approaches to:

Mullet Church Ruins
Mullet Church Ruins