Conservation Events – Munster: May 2017

Irish Wildlife Trust – Kerry

When: Saturday, 6th May

Where: Castlegregory Co Kerry

Time: 9.30pm – 11pm

Event Information: Join the IWT Kerry Branch on 06th May as they search for the song of Ireland’s only toad, the endangered Natterjack Toad. This is truely a unique experience as we walk the golf course with our eyes trained on our torches glow. Cost: €5

Contacts:

For further details & booking see event page or contact iwtkerry@gmail.com

Birdwatch Ireland – Tipperary Branch

When: Sunday, 7th May

Where: Meet at entrance of Templemore Town Park.

Time: 5am

Event Information: Dawn chorus walk in Templemore Town Park

Contacts:

  • Kevin Collins (Chair): 087 237 3090
  • Jane Coman (Secretary), Rathurles, Nenagh, (067) 31741 – janecoman@eircom.net

Branch Website: www.tippbirds.weebly.com

Biodiversity Ireland – Waterford

When: Saturday, 13th May

Where: National Biodiversity Data Centre, Waterford

Time: 10am

Event Information: Squirrel & Pine Marten tracking. Level: Beginners & intermediates

Fee: €20

9.45am: Meet at the Data Centre for tea/coffee

10am- 12pm: Short talks covering squirrel and pine marten biology, research on these species and survey techniques

12pm: Lunch

1.00pm – 3.30pm: Pine marten and squirrel survey at Portlaw, Co Waterford

3.30pm: Finish

Contacts:

Booking Page

 Birdwatch Ireland – West Cork Branch

When: Saturday – Sunday 13th-14th May

Event Information: Two-day trip with overnight stay on Cape Clear, to see spring migrants. Contact Nicholas Mitchell for further information.

Contacts:

Birdwatch Ireland – Clare Branch

Where: The Grotto, Corofin.

When: Sunday, 14th May

Time: 5am

Event Information: Early morning trip to Mullaghmore area in Burren to look for Cuckoo, Blackcap, Whitethroat, Yellowhammer, etc. A relaxed stroll through a unique landscape.

Contact

Website: www.clarebirdwatching.com

Birdwatch Ireland – Cork Branch

Where: Castlelyons National School car park.

When: Sunday, 14th May

Time: 6.50pm

Event Information: Farm walk & talk on the farm of Donal Sheehan, discussing food production and farmland biodiversity.

Contact

Website: www.birdwatchcork.com

Birdwatch Ireland – West Cork Branch

Where: Sheena Jolley’s Mill House Gallery, Coosheen, Schull

When: Sunday 21st May

Time: 4.30am

Event Information: Dawn chorus walk. Refreshments afterwards. Leader: Paul Hadland

Contacts:

Birdwatch Ireland – Limerick Branch

When: Sunday, 21st May

Where: Meet in University Concert Hall car park.

Time: 4.45am

Event Information: Dawn chorus walk at University of Limerick.  A unique outing offering bird sounds of city, rural and river habitats. Leader: Gordon Young.

Contacts:

Birdwatch Ireland – Tipperary Branch

When: Sunday, 21st May

Event Information: Annual coach trip to the Burren. See website and local press for details later.

Contacts:

  • Kevin Collins (Chair): 087 237 3090
  • Jane Coman (Secretary), Rathurles, Nenagh, (067) 31741 – janecoman@eircom.net

Branch Website: www.tippbirds.weebly.com

Biodiversity Ireland – Waterford

When: Saturday, 27th May

Where: National Biodiversity Data Centre, Waterford

Time: 10am – 4pm

Event Information: Summer tree and shrub identification.

Level: Beginners & intermediates

Fee: €20

Contacts:

Booking Page

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