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Links

British Trust for Ornithology (BTO): http://www.bto.org/

BTCV: http://www2.btcv.org.uk/display/home

Butterfly Conservation Northern Ireland:http://www.bcni.org.uk/Main.HTM

Centre for Data & Recording (CEDaR): http://www.habitas.org.uk/cedar/

Department of Agriculture & Rural Development: http://www.dardni.gov.uk/

Encyclopedia of Marine Life in Britain & Ireland: http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/

Flora of Northern Ireland: http://www.habitas.org.uk/flora/

Forest Service: http://www.forestserviceni.gov.uk/

Ground Beetles of Ireland: http://www.habitas.org.uk/groundbeetles/fauna.html

Invasive Species Ireland: http://www.invasivespeciesireland.com/

Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC): http://www.jncc.gov.uk/

National Trust: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/

Northern Ireland Bat Group: http://www.bats-ni.org.uk/

Northern Ireland Environment Agency: http://www.ni-environment.gov.uk/

Northern Ireland Fungus Group: http://www.nifg.org.uk/home.htm

Northern Ireland Priority Species & Species of Conservation Concern: http://www.habitas.org.uk/priority/intro

Peatlands Northern Ireland: http://www.peatlandsni.gov.uk/index.htm

Quercus: http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/Quercus/

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB): http://www.rspb.org.uk/

Seasearch: http://www.seasearch.co.uk/

The Marine Life Information Network: http://www.marlin.ac.uk/

The Woodland Trust: http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/en/Pages/default.aspx

Ulster Museum: http://www.nmni.com/um

Ulster Wildlife Trust: http://www.ulsterwildlifetrust.org/

UK Biodiversity Action Plan: http://www.ukbap.org.uk/

UK Red Squirrel Group: http://www.snh.org.uk/ukredsquirrelgroup/NIForum.asp