Biodiversity Week 2019

Red Deer bellowing during annual Rut. Photo: Peter O’Toole

BIODIVERSITY WEEK 2019 @ KILLARNEY NATIONAL PARK

Saturday 18th May (2.30PM – 4.00PM)

Tree Walk with Killarney National Park Guid

Join us on a walk of Killarney House Demesne where we can see and identify some of the most remarkable trees growing in our garden

Killarney House and Gardens, Killarney National Park

Booking required. bookingskillarneyhouse@housing.gov.ie / +353 85 8017973 

 

Saturday 18TH & Sunday 19TH May

Family Fun Days

Join us on A Family Fun Day to celebrate Biodiversity Week

Killarney National Park Education Centre, Knockreer Demesne

Booking Required. Knpeducationcentre@Eircom.Net / +353 64 6635966

 

Sunday 19th May (2.30PM )

Wildlife Wander with Park Guide

Join us on a Wildlife Wander of Killarney House and Gardens. Find out more about the wild side of these beautiful formal gardens

Killarney House and Gardens, Killarney National Park

Booking required. bookingskillarneyhouse@housing.gov.ie / +353 85 8017973 

 

Tuesday 21st May

Blue Pool Walk with Park Guide

Walk with our park guides through the Blue Pool Nature Reserve

Booking required. bookingskillarneyhouse@housing.gov.ie / +353 85 8017973 

 

Wednesday 22nd May

Nocturnal Nature Ramble

Join us on A Nocturnal Nature Ramble to Find out more about Wildlife At Nighttime

Killarney National Park Education Centre, Knockreer Demesne

Booking Required. Knpeducationcentre@eircom.net / +353 64 6635966

 

Wednesday 22nd May (7.00PM)

“Deer Oh Deer” What Do You Know?

Family/Kids Event

Learn All About Our Native Red Deer in Killarney National Park

Killarney House and Gardens, Killarney National Park

Booking Required. bookingskillarneyhouse@housing.gov.ie / +353 85 8017973 

 

Friday 24th May (2.30PM)

European Day of Parks

Arthur Young Trail with National Park Guides

Celebrate European Day of Parks by joining Park Guides On The Arthur Young Trail

Booking Required. bookingskillarneyhouse@housing.gov.ie / +353 85 8017973 

 

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th MAY

Junior Ranger Camp

Enjoy A Camp In Killarney National Park which includes Hikes, Badger Sett Watching, Bat Walks and Much More.

Cost: €105 Per Child (Overnight)

Booking Required. knpeducationcentre@eircom.net / +353 64 6635966

 

Saturday 25th May (All Day)

Wildlife Watch Scavenger Hunt

Have fun in the gardens and woods of Killarney House as you search high and low for wildlife

Killarney House and Gardens, Killarney National Park

NO booking required

 

Sunday 26th May (3.00PM)

Hiding in Plain Sight – Secrets of our Urban Wildlife

Our towns and cities are home to a surprising amount of wildlife that is adapting to living alongside humans. What is it about these species that helps them thrive in urban areas?

(A talk followed by short stroll)

Killarney House and Gardens, Killarney National Park

NO booking required