Events, Things To Do Kildare – Wildlife Watching, Bog Walks, Family Fun, Courses & Open Days
Take part in IPCC Events focusing on peatlands at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre and at various peatland reserves around Ireland. Welcome to Féile an Dúlra 2019. Féile an Dúlra is supported by Kildare County Council under the Festival Grant Scheme 2019.
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28th July: International Bog Day.1pm-5pm – Support IPCC as we restore Lodge Bog to be a Climate Change Warrior. Join the IPCC this International Bog Day as we offer an information talk at 1.15pm at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre for you to discover how bogs are Climate Change warriors. At 2pm enjoy a guided walk to Lodge Bog South and discover the variety of restoration activities IPCC have undertook to support Lodge Bog in filling its potential as a carbon store. For those who want to get hands-on you will also get an opportunity to take part in some practical habitat management on the site. This is a family friendly event with lots of nature activities available for young people. All welcome
17th to 25th August: Heritage Week. Details of IPCC’s events at Lodge Bog, Lullymore West and Girley Bog to be announced on the theme of past times.
18th August: Pulse of Nature Girley Bog. Join the IPCC from 2pm to 4.30pm for a wild safari where we discover bog wildlife on Girley Bog. Meet at Causey farm for this family friendly event. Activities such as pond dipping and an amphibian search will be part of the event. Wear appropriate outdoor clothing and strong footwear. This event is kindly supported by the Meath County Council Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2019. Light refreshments available on the bog.
25th August: Lullymore West Bog Butterfly Project.
Meeting at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre for a fun filled day from 2pm to 4.30pm as we walk to IPCC’s Butterfly Reserve, Lullymore West and discover the variety of Butterflies. This is an outdoor event, dress appropriately for the outdoors and wear strong footwear. This event is kindly supported by Kildare County Council Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2019. Refreshments will be provided.
Friday 20th September: Culture Night. Join Terry Moseley, Lifelong Astronomer, at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre as he explores the Sun – just an ordinary star, but that ordinariness is basically an unimaginably powerful giant nuclear furnace, on whose stability our future depends. This popular-level talk will look at some of the beautiful and spectacular events in nature which are associated with the Sun. Event start time 7pm. Light refreshments provided. All welcome. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 045 860133.
November: National Science Week. Science Week is an annual national celebration of the life-changing and fascinating world of science. Details of IPCC’s event for science week will be announced later in the year. Contact email@example.com or call 045 860133.
2nd February 2020: World Wetlands Day. Launch of Hop To It National Frog Survey 2020. IPCC invite supporters to get out and about to search for frogs and frogspawn. Please join the Hop To It Frog Survey which has been on-going for 22 years. Send your records to us. Many thanks.
20th March: International Frog Day. Hop To It National Frog Survey 2020. IPCC invite supporters to get out and about to search for frogs and frogspawn. Please join the Hop To It Frog Survey which has been on-going for 22 years. Send your records to us. Many thanks for your help.
The Irish Peatland Conservation Council can be contacted at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre, Lullymore, Rathangan, Co. Kildare, R51 V293, Ireland. Tel: +353-45-860133; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org