TREE WEEK

Programme of Events

Wicklow

Trees for Bees – Arklow

Venue

Arklow

Date

26th February

Time

Afternoon

Organiser

Chris Merrigan

Description

Planting of 20 trees for Bees in large side garden will mark the year and the happy event of new child to this world …. baby due later in 2017.

Phone

0876521345

Email

merrigan6@eircom.net

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Tree Walks for Tree Week

Venue

National Botanic Gardens,
Kilmacurragh,
Kilbride,
Co. Wicklow

Date

5th, 11th, 12th March

Time

15:00

Organiser

National Botanic Gardens

Description

Kilmacurragh has an interesting range of trees including towering old Rhododenrons,
an amazing Magnolia Campebellii and ancient yews and oaks.
In celebration of National Tree Week, join us for a guided walk exploring these fabulous trees at Kilmacurragh.

Phone

(01) 804 0319 / 857 0909

Email

botanicgardens@opw.ie

Website

www.botanicgardens.ie

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Trees for Bees 2017

Venue

Jigsaw Cottage

Date

5th March

Time

All day

Organiser

Richard More-O’Ferrall

Description

Tree Planting

Phone

0877533003

Email

jigsaw@jigsawcottage.com

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Hopkins howdown

Venue

Hopkins forge

Date

5th March

Time

14:00

Organiser

Ian Callanan

Description

Tree Planting

Phone

0872225958

Email

ian.callanan@gmail.com

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Launch of the Knockree Nature Conservation Management Plan

Venue

Knockree Hostel,
Lackandarragh Lower,
Glencree,
Enniskerry

Date

10th March

Time

10:30

Organiser

An Óige / Philip Hayden

Description

Celebrating the launch of the nature conservation management plan for 26 hectares of land at An Óige’s Knockree hostel during National Tree Week 2017 with minister of state for Food, Forestry and Horticulture, Mr. Andrew Doyle T.D.
There will be a short description of the management plan followed by an official launch by the minister. A ceremonial tree planting will then take place concluding with a tour of the site.

Phone

087 9702483

Email

filiphayden@eircom.net

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Guided forest and wind farm walk

Venue

Raheenleagh Wind Farm

Date

10th March

Time

Morning

Organiser

Coillte and Raheenleagh Wind Farm / Andy Fox (Coillte)

Description

A guided walk of the Raheenleagh forest and wind farm site
with two local active retirement groups.

Phone

01-2015373

Email

andy.fox@coillte.ie

Website

www.raheenleaghwindfarm.ie

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Planting for the Future in the spirit of “Laudato Si”

Venue

Holy Rosary School,

Dominican Ecology Centre,

Wicklow Town

Date

TBD

Time

TBD

Organiser

Willie O’Byrne (FIBKA) and Holy Rosary School

Description

1) Junior pupils planting for the future.

2) Senior classes Planting for bees.

3) Beekeepers planting with pupils.

4) Parents planting for the environment in the spirit of Laudato Si (Pope Francis)

Phone

087-2495228

Email

wobee@eircom.net

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

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