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Events

We apologise for the very reduced number of events this year. Unfortunately, we have been unable to plan a full listing due to the pandemic.

All our events are Free of Charge.

For more information about any event, or to book (if booking is required) please phone the Education Centre (0404 45656) or the Information Office (0404 45425).

If you wish to receive notifications by email of upcoming events, please email us at wickloweducationcentre@housing.gov.ie

 

Biodiversity Week 2021

Sunday 22nd May to Monday 31st May

This year, Biodiversity Week covers 10 days and includes Bee Day on 20th May, International Biodiversity Day on 22nd May, and European Day of Parks on 24th May. With the easing of Covid -19 restrictions, we are happy to offer two events – our first events of this unusual year. Both are limited to only 15 people and are fully compliant with current Covid-19 restrictions. Booking is essential.

Bee & Birdsong Walk

(10 a.m. Thursday 20th May) – postponed due to bad weather; new date to be announced shortly

Celebrating National Biodiversity Week and World Bee Day 2021. Join a National Parks & Wildlife Service Guide for a short walk looking out for and identifying species of bumblebee and identifying birds by their song.

This event is compliant with all current Covid-19 regulations for outdoor events.

Booking: Booking is essential. To book, please email ian.edwards@housing.gov.ie. This event is free of charge.

Meeting At: Trooperstown Car Park, Laragh, Co. Wicklow

 

A Sensable Walk: Sounds of the Valley

11 a.m. Monday 24th May

Celebrating National Biodiversity Week and European Day of Parks. Join us to take a gentle stroll around the valley, listening to the sounds of nature.

This event is compliant with all current Covid-19 regulations for outdoor events.

Booking: Booking is essential. To book, please phone 0404 45656 or email wickloweducationcentre@housing.gov.ie. This event is free of charge.

Meeting At: National Park Information Office, Upper Lake, Glendalough. Please dress for the weather. Hiking boots are recommended. The walk involves some ascent, up the Bronze trail.