Guided Walks at Sheskinmore May/June

  I hope the butterflies and bees are all out and about for the forthcoming  walks organised over the next two weekends. This is Biodiversity Week 20-28th May and on Saturday 27th May at 11.00am,  Stuart Dunlop will give an illustrated talk at McGlincheys followed by a guided walk about Biodiversity and Pollinators.  Stuart Dunlop…

Wildlife events in April and May

Three exciting wildlife events are coming up over the next few weeks. Tuesday 25 April – Aengus Kennedy is running the An Taisce bat talk and walk starting at 8pm in Ardara Heritage Centre Wednesday 10 May – Dr Simon Pickett is running a Batlas 2020 training course at Glenveagh starting at 8pm in The Bridge House Education Centre, Glenveagh National…

Habitats, wildflowers, butterflies and moths – a great day out at Tramore-Magheramore

On the 30 July, around 40 people gathered at Tramore to walk across Tramore strand, Carrickalahagh headland and back via Magheramore. The walk, organised by An Taisce and Birdwatch Ireland, was led by our field guide Ralph Sheppard. The weather was good but with two heavy showers. Tramore Ralph discussed the major changes which had taken place at…

July talks and guided walk at Sheskinmore

We have a great day planned for Saturday 2 July 2016  with two talks followed by a guided walk across Sheskinmore-Magheramore dunes. The schedule for the day is: 11-1 Talks at McGlincheys House Coastal erosion in west Donegal – Dr Helene Burningham (University College London) An introduction to dune ponds – Sara Varandas (University College London) 1-4 Guided…

Heritage Week Walk 2015

On Friday 28th August 2015 there was a walk at Sheskinmore for Heritage Week. The walk was aimed at Nature Detectives and their parents. Ten adults and 15 kids took part. The education staff at Glenveagh had prepared a box of fun things for the kids to do. The children measured the wind speed and…