TREE WEEK

Programme of Events

Wexford

Trees for Bees

Venue

Kyle,

Bunclody,

Co. Wexford

Date

14th February

Time

14:00

Organiser

Monica Murphy

Description

Trees for bees

Phone

0877585905

Email

monmurphy2014@gmail.com

 Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Primary School Competition

Venue

Countywide competition

Date

Closing 3rd March

Time

17:00

Organiser

Wexford County Council Environment Section / Cliona Connolly

Description

Wexford County Council is inviting pupils of all primary schools in County Wexford to participate in a competition to help celebrate trees and recognise the significance of trees.

In no more than 100 words write in and describe your favourite tree in your garden, school or local area. Please submit your entry on a single A4 sheet and you can include drawings of trees if you wish.

Don’t forget to include your name and contact details and send your entry to Cliona Connolly, Environment Section, County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford.

Closing date for receipt of all entries is Friday 3rd March 2017.

Prizes:

Winning student will receive a €100 Garden Centre Voucher  and their school will receive a €250 Garden Centre Voucher

For further information, please contact Environment Section, Wexford County Council  053 9196313.

Phone

053 9196475

Email

cliona.connolly@wexfordoco.ie

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Donaghmore Tree Planting

Venue

Donaghmore, Gorey

Date

5th March

Time

15:00

Organiser

Dara Kilmartin

Description

Native Trees to be planted at apiary boundary

Phone

0876592935

Email

djkilmartin@me.com

 Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Donaghmore Tree Planting

Venue

Knockduff,
Monageer,
Ferns,
Enniscorthy

Date

5th March

Time

10:00

Organiser

Emma Besanson

Description

Tree planting at bottom of site of 8acres. formally agricultural land. Has been let naturalise over the years and consists of bog area and newly planted forest. Aim to increase wildlife habitats

Phone

0872879794

Email

emmabesanson@gmail.com

 Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Trees for Wildlife

Venue

Raheen Family Resource Centre,
Clonroche
Enniscorthy

Date

10th March

Time

10:00

Organiser

Rubalcava Heritage Services / Sarah Rubalcava

Description

Informal talk on trees for wildlife covering mostly native trees, their heritage and folklore. Part of a Local Agenda project with the Resource Centre. 1.5 – 2hrs

Please phone ahead of time. Spaces limited.

Phone

087-4199417

Email

sarah@rubalcavaheritageservices.com

Website

www.rubalcavaheritageservices.com

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Trees of the JFK Arboretum

Venue

John F. Kennedy Memorial Park & Arboretum,
New Ross,
Co. Wexford

Date

10th March

Time

15:00

Organiser

Office of Public Works (John F. Kennedy Memorial Park & Arboretum) / Louise O’Brien

Description

Walking tour, led by Kevin Naughton, Head Gardener at the Arboretum.  Come and join Kevin on an informative walk and talk amongst the many trees on display.

Phone

051388171

Email

kevin.naughton@opw.ie

Website

www.heritageireland.ie

 Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Tree Planting Ceremony Pearse Park

Venue

Pearse Park,
Marshmeadows,
New Ross,
Co. Wexford.

Date

10th March

Time

14:15

Organiser

Wexford County Council / Claude Clancy

Description

Members of New Ross Municipal District Council are taking part in the National Tree Week celebrations by hosting a tree planting ceremony at Pearse Park in New Ross on Friday, 10th March 2017 at 2:15 p.m.

Phone

(053) 9196256

Email

claude.clancy@wexfordcoco.ie

 Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

JFK Arboretum Plant Collection – a talk with Head Gardener Kevin Naughton

Venue

New Ross Library
Barrack Lane
New Ross
Co. Wexford
Y34 NW56

Date

14th March

Time

19:00

Organiser

New Ross Library / Patricia Keenan

Description

Head gardener of the John F Kennedy arboretum in New Ross will talk about the plant collection in the arboretum.

Phone

051 421877

Email

patricia.keenan@wexfordcoco.ie

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

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