Pollinators at Sheskinmore

As part of the National Biodiversity Week, we have a talk and walk guided by Stuart Dunlop at Sheskinmore on Saturday 27 May, from 11am to 3pm, starting and finishing at the NPWS Field Centre at McGlincheys, Sandfield. The theme for this years event is Biodiversity and Pollinators. Sheskinmore is home to hundreds of species of pollinators, and to celebrate this, we…

Insects at Sheskinmore

August saw two days of training for Marsh Fritillary survey and monitoring. Day one invloved staff of National Parks and Wildlife Service and Northern Ireland Environment Agency with Tom Brereton from Butterfly Conservation and Day Two volunteers for the National Biodiversity Data Centre. Two great days with good weather, the wind and rain only appearing…