Biodiversity Week 2018 at Killarney National Park

 

LOCATION:         Killarney House and Gardens

Monday 21st May @ 7.00PM

Launch of Biodiversity Week 2018 with local Biodiversity Photography Exhibition

Killarney Camera Club Photographic Exhibition: Celebrating 25 years of biodiversity in Ireland.

Photographs of creatures great and small taken by local photographers

(FREE. Exhibition on view in Killarney House from 19th – 27th May)

 

Tuesday 22nd May @ 7.00PM

Gardening for Pollinators with Niamh Ní Dhuill and Killarney Looking Good

Niamh Ní Ghuill advises on how to attract and encourage pollinators to your garden.

(FREE. No Booking Required. Adults must remain with children at all times)

 

Wednesday 23rd May @ 7.00PM

Talk and Walk on the activities of Swifts

Lynda Huxley of Swift Conservation Ireland tells us about the extraordinary lives of swifts.

(FREE. No Booking Required. Adults must remain with children at all times)

 

Saturday 26th May @ 4.00PM

“The Bee’s Knees” with Beaufort Beekeepers Association, Ulrich Schraewer & Tuddy Clifford

Where does this saying come from? Does a queen bee lay 2000 eggs a day? Join us to find the answers and discover more about the fascinating world of the honey bee. As a treat you can get a glimpse on a working bee colony in our show hive.

(FREE. No Booking Required. Adults must remain with children at all times)

 

LOCATION:         Killarney National Park

Friday 25th May @ 2.30PM

Muckross Peninsula Walk

Enjoy a 2 hour nature walk with Killarney National Park Ranger and Guides on the Muckross Peninsula.

(FREE. Booking is Essential – Contact 085-8017973/bookingskillarneyhouse@chg.gov.ie)

(Please wear sturdy footwear and appropriate clothing. Adults must remain with children at all times)

 

LOCATION:         Killarney National Park Education Centre

Saturday 19th & 26th May (10.00AM – 2.00PM)

Family Fun Day

Join us for a day of wildlife family fun and discover the wildlife of Killarney National Park.

(Booking is Essential – Contact Killarney National Park Education Centre on 064 6635960 or knpeducationcentre@eircom.net for further information)

 

Tuesday 22nd May & Thursday 24th May @ 8.30PM

Bat Walk

Enjoy a bat walk and talk with our National Park Education staff. Using bat detectors we can expect to hear different kinds of bats.

(Booking is Essential – Contact Killarney National Park Education Centre on 064 6635960 or knpeducationcentre@eircom.net for further information)