IT Sligo Staff Profiles

DR Dolores Byrne

Post Doctoral Researcher

 
researcher

Biography

Dr Dolores Byrne is a project ecologist on the EU Results based Agri-environment Pilot project (RBAPS- www.rbaps.eu). An experienced ecologist and botanist with over 14 years practice in environmental consultancy and biodiversity conservation, working mainly in UK, Ireland, New Zealand and Germany. As a consultant, she has worked on major industrial, residential, pipeline and road construction projects. As a Biodiversity Officer, she is experienced in managing local biodiversity projects and stakeholder engagement with volunteer groups to achieve biodiversity targets. She has supervised the technical and financial elements of large ecological projects. In her current role she undertakes the day to day implementation, monitoring and dissemination work with project farmers in the Leitrim RBAPS pilot area.