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…

Pity the poor Frog Orchid – 19th August 2016

Nature paints a vivid canvas of many colours around our feet as we walk Sheskinmore each summer – dazzling us with displays of purple and pink orchids and carpets of white, blue and yellow flowers of so many species. Come August colours begin to change and this year by the middle of the month most…

Upcoming guided walks – June 2015

Sheskinmore is hosting two guided walks in June 2015, so there is plenty of opportunity to get to know the site better, guided by the experts! Both events are free – there is no need to book – and open to all – just wear suitable clothing and bring your own lunch/refreshments.   Saturday 13 June 2015 – Butterfly…