The Broad Leaf
Broad Leaf Ep14 Carbon Offsetting Forests

Broad Leaf Ep14 Carbon Offsetting Forests

August 25, 2021

Research and lecturer at Dublin City University, Sadhbh O'Neill, joins the show to discuss the issues surrounding carbon offsetting forests and other projects in the context of emissions reduction and climate change.

 

The Broad Leaf podcast, where we talk about Ireland's native woodlands, their species and their stories every second Wednesday.

 

Theme music: 'Evening Chorus' by Cosmo Sheldrake

 

Broad Leaf Ep13 Killarney Forest Fire

Broad Leaf Ep13 Killarney Forest Fire

July 7, 2021

Mike O'Sullivan of the Killarney Nature Conservation joins the Broad Leaf to discuss the most recent fire in Killarney National Park and why it's a more concerning symptom of a larger problem than many people realise.

 

The Broad Leaf podcast, where we talk about Ireland's native woodlands, their species and their stories every second Wednesday.

 

Theme music: 'Evening Chorus' by Cosmo Sheldrake

 

Other music:

Elf Meditation Preview by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5728-elf-meditation-preview

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Deep Relaxation Preview by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5726-deep-relaxation-preview

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Broad Leaf Ep12 Ferns in Ireland

Broad Leaf Ep12 Ferns in Ireland

May 26, 2021

Rory Hodd, ecologist with the BSBI and expert in bryophytes and epiphytes talks to the Broad Leaf about ferns, their place in woodlands and the work of recording them in Ireland.

 

The Broad Leaf podcast, where we talk about Ireland's native woodlands, their species and their stories every second Wednesday. Brought to you by the Native Woodland Trust.

 

Theme music: 'Evening Chorus' by Cosmo Sheldrake

 

Other music:

Elf Meditation Preview by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5728-elf-meditation-preview

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Deep Relaxation Preview by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5726-deep-relaxation-preview

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Broad Leaf Ep.11 The Brehon Tree Laws

Broad Leaf Ep.11 The Brehon Tree Laws

May 12, 2021

Róisín McNally, also known as Róisín the Terrible of the folklore memes, joins the show to discuss the tree laws within ancient Irish Brehon law.

 

The Broad Leaf podcast, where we talk about Ireland's native woodlands, their species and their stories every second Wednesday. Brought to you by the Native Woodland Trust.

 

Theme music: 'Evening Chorus' by Cosmo Sheldrake

 

Other music: Sincerely by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5033-sincerely

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Broad Leaf Ep. 10 Old Woodland Indicator Species

Broad Leaf Ep. 10 Old Woodland Indicator Species

April 21, 2021

Author and self-trained botanist Zoe Devlin discussing indicator flower species for old or ancient woodlands in Ireland.

 

The Broad Leaf podcast, where we talk about Ireland's native woodlands, their species and their stories every second Wednesday. Brought to you by the Native Woodland Trust.

 

Theme music: 'Evening Chorus' by Cosmo Sheldrake

Broad Leaf Ep.9 - The Native Woodland Scheme

Broad Leaf Ep.9 - The Native Woodland Scheme

March 31, 2021

Episode Nine:

Richard Nairn, ecologist and author of new book Wildwoods, joins the podcast to discuss the Native Woodland Scheme, its use on the woodland he manages and how that work informed his book.

 

The Broad Leaf podcast, where we talk about Ireland's native woodlands, their species and their stories every second Wednesday. Brought to you by the Native Woodland Trust.

 

Theme music: 'Evening Chorus' by Cosmo Sheldrake

Other music: 'Earth Prelude' by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3690-earth-prelude

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Broad Leaf Ep.8 Rewilding in West Cork

Broad Leaf Ep.8 Rewilding in West Cork

March 17, 2021

Episode Eight:

Eoghan Daltun joins us to discuss his work with natural woodland regeneration on the Beara Peninsula in West Cork, as well as the role of High Natural Value (HNV) Farming.

 

The Broad Leaf podcast, where we talk about Ireland's native woodlands, their species and their stories every second Wednesday. Brought to you by the Native Woodland Trust.

 

Theme music: 'Evening Chorus' by Cosmo Sheldrake

Broad Leaf Ep.7 Scots Pine & Genetic Provenance

Broad Leaf Ep.7 Scots Pine & Genetic Provenance

December 23, 2020

On the final show of the year, Prof. Fraser Mitchell from Trinity College Dublin joins us to discuss a possible stand of native scot's pine that was discovered in the Burren, the importance of genetic provenance and the complexities of conservation in a changing environment.

 

The Broad Leaf podcast, where we talk about Ireland's native woodlands, their species and their stories every second Wednesday. Brought to you by the Native Woodland Trust.

 

Theme music: 'Evening Chorus' by Cosmo Sheldrake

Broad Leaf Ep. 6 Wooden Artifacts and Human History with Woodlands

Broad Leaf Ep. 6 Wooden Artifacts and Human History with Woodlands

December 9, 2020

Cathy Moore, graduate of archaeology in UCD, discusses wooden artifacts and human interaction with woodlands in early history or prehistory. 

The Broad Leaf podcast, where we talking about Ireland's native woodlands, their species and their stories. This is the pilot episode, introducing the show and from now on, every second Tuesday new episodes will air.

Theme music: 'Evening Chorus' by Cosmo Sheldrake

Broad Leaf Ep.5 Wet Woodlands and Ponds

Broad Leaf Ep.5 Wet Woodlands and Ponds

November 25, 2020

Collie Ennis, from The Herpetological Society of Ireland, comes to talk amphibians, wet woodlands and ponds.

The Broad Leaf podcast, where we talking about Ireland's native woodlands, their species and their stories. This is the pilot episode, introducing the show and from now on, every second Tuesday new episodes will air.

Theme music: 'Evening Chorus' by Cosmo Sheldrake

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App