Academic research is essential to achieve a deeper understanding of the Park, which will in turn be used as a tool to inform Park policy, necessary for its appropriate management.  All research must be carried out with regard to the principles of sustainability. Considerable research on The Phoenix Park has been undertaken by academic institutions and experts to date and it is essential that this informative work be continued.  Outlined below are recent studies with have been undertaken in the  Phoenix Park & which are or will be made available to the public and research bodies.

Bats of the Phoenix Park

Birds of the Phoenix Park 2007/2008

Phoenix Park Biodiversity Report

Phoenix Park Nature Map

Phoenix Park Grey Squirrel - Project Report 2008

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