Killarney National Park - High, ecological value

The park was designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, forms part of a special area, has an oceanic climate, many, archaeological features including a preserved stone circle, a diverse lichen flora and experiences high rainfall, changeable fronts. The park has been designated a biosphere reserve, is of high, ecological value, is than the more size and is for significant bryophytes. Nature conservation is the main objective of the park. The lakes are very acid, sensitive, vulnerable afforestation, have natural stocks of brown trout. Lough Leane is of the largest Killarney lakes, is in size. Sandstone areas support large areas of blanket bog. History Killarney National Park is of the few one places in Ireland. Archaeologists have found evidence that copper mining. The abbey was the burial place of local chieftains. Woodland exploitation increased during the Napoleonic era in the early, 19th century. Activities have increased the relative abundance of oak. The Herbert family owned the land on the Muckross Peninsula. The Estate was renamed as the Bourn Vincent Memorial Park. The Government created the national park, was to provide unable, much, financial support, the park. Decision was made to establish other, national parks in Ireland. Economy became the wealthier perception of the role. Nutrient enrichment has caused several, algal blooms in recent years. The lake lies on the geological boundary between the sandstone mountains. Caves are on the largest, northern shore of Muckross Lake. Rhododendron removal programme is under way in the park. The yew woodlands have been affected by heavy grazing for many years, are of the rarest one types of woodland. Derrycunihy Wood is the natural sessile oak wood in Ireland. The oak woodlands have an understory of Holly, are on the located, lower slopes of the Shehy. Strawberry trees are a notable part of these woods. Bryophytes are thrive in the abundant, humid, cool conditions, found in the park. The species are merlins, peregrine falcon s, vagrants, the common rhododendron, include redwing, fieldfare, including the northern, emerald dragonfly, several caddisfly and have damaged the natural ecosystems of Killarney. The species growing in the woods, found in the park, found in the lakes and had become in extinct Ireland in the 19th century. Insects include many species of the parasitic gall wasp. Yew woodlands the yew woodland in the park, is a native evergreen tree, has an extensive, horizontal root system. Yew woodland is the rarest habitat type in the park. The moss species are present Thamnium alopecurum with Eurhynchium striatum. Sika deer have killed yews, were introduced to the park from Japan. Rhododendrons are the greatest threat, these woodlands, died out in Ireland. The bogs support a number of notable species, are threatened by grazing. Pine marten is another notable species in the park. The herd has been in Ireland for 4,000 years, is because pure stags. Priority is given to maintaining the genetic purity of the native, red deer herd. Management is needed to ensure minimal conflict between conservation. The rhododendron is the greatest threat, the ecology. Grazing has caused damage, many, terrestrial habitats. Knockreer House is used as the National Park Education Centre. Herberts were refused any further loans from the Standard Life Assurance Company in 1897. Bidding was the slow vendors withdrew the property. The Rock Garden was developed on a natural outcrop of Carboniferous limestone. The British Foreign Office dispatched Mr Vincent to head the British Information Service.

High, ecological value, More size, Significant bryophytes, Few one places in Ireland, Shrub, Small tree