Bee Orchids in Sheskinmore

Bee orchids can be found on the new dunes at the front of Tramore in June and into July. They tend to favour the east facing slopes, away from the sea breezes. This year I have been following the development of the seed heads, which contain some of the smallest plant seeds known to man.…

Summer 2014 at Sheskinmore and Surrounds

The warm Spring and Summer weather so far, with just the right amount of rain for growth has clearly benefitted all the wild inhabitants at Sheskinmore and beyond. In late May, we had a visit from a local national school and myself and our new volunteer took them for a guided walk around the reserve.…