Events

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 2019Féile an Dúlra is supported by Kildare County Council under the Festival Grant Scheme 2019.

You can follow us on Facebook for further information and photographs as the events take place.

Life Cycle of the Common Frog (Rana temporaria)2nd February 2019: World Wetlands Day. Launch of Hop To It National Frog Survey 2019. 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.

log pile13th March 10am-1pm Bog of Allen Nature Centre for National Tree Month: Join IPCC in the Gardens at the Bog of Allen as we assemble a log pile and maintain existing log piles in our woodland garden. Bring wellies and a packed lunch.

Life Cycle of the Common Frog (Rana temporaria)20th March: International Frog Day. Hop To It National Frog Survey 2019. 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.


Screen Shot 2019-01-09 at 16.39.504th April 10am-1pm: National Spring Clean Bog Event.
 Join IPCC at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre as we set out to help bog biodiversity with a community litter pick up along the bog road. Join in and become a bog biodiversity protector.

curlewcamier21st April: National Curlew Day ‘Cry of the Curlew’: Join IPCC a special event. Details to be announced.

 

earthdlogo25th April 10am-1pm. Earth Day. Help IPCC welcome the return of Neddy and Lexi to Lullymore West Bog. Our lovely local donkeys will be helping to create a beautiful habitat for butterflies. Event leaves from the Bog of Allen Nature Centre.

Screen Shot 2019-01-09 at 16.43.59May: Biodiversity Week Events.
Details to be announced of events at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre, Lodge Bog, Lullymore West Bog and Girley Bog.

Screen Shot 2019-01-09 at 16.36.275th June:  World Environment Day. 11am-2pm:Large Heath Butterfly Survey and habitat assessment of Lodge Bog. Help us record this endangered species of bogs on a transect and assess the habitat quality for the butterfly. Bring wellies and packed lunch. Event leaves from the Bog of Allen Nature Centre.

INT BOG DAY28th July: International Bog Day. Details to be announced.

 

Screen Shot 2019-01-09 at 16.34.0617th 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.

culture nightSeptember: Culture Night. Details of IPCC’s event will be announced later in the year. Contact  bogs@ipcc.ie or call 045 860133.

World-Animal-Day-logo-final-1700-pixels-wideThursday 4th October: World Animal Day.  Support IPCC’s efforts to protect bog wildlife by adopting a bog species here. Contact  bogs@ipcc.ie or call 045 860133.

imageNovember: 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  bogs@ipcc.ie or call 045 860133.

Contact Us

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: bogs@ipcc.ie

 

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