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BaxterF Aug 05, 2020 01:32 PM
Inquiry regarding IE0000453 (Carlingford Mountain Special Area of Conservation) and leprechuans.

There are multiple references on the web regarding IE0000453 and the efforts of certain individuals to get the site recognised as the last remaining habitat of a mythlogical race of people, however the Natura 2000 data forms only list Falco peregrinus and Cryptogramma crispa as native to the area. Are the claims regarding these supernatural creatures true, as claimed by the following letter, or was the EEA being facetious with its reply.[…]/E.U.Letter1.jpg
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EEA Aug 06, 2020 10:07 AM

Please be kindly advised that the contents of the letter attached are inaccurate. The designation of Natura 2000 sites is not within the remit of the European Environment Agency (EEA). Natura 2000 sites are chosen by European Union (EU) Member States according to precise, scientific criteria specified in the EU Nature Directives. More information can be found at:[…]/index_en.htm

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