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May
21
Fri
Making your garden a haven for hedgehogs @ Online - video
May 21 @ 1:00 pm
Making your garden a haven for hedgehogs @ Online - video

Elaine O’Riordan from the Irish Hedgehog
Survey will meet Bev Truss from the
Hogprickle Wildlife Carers and get some
tips on making your garden a haven for
hedgehogs. Bev will also advise on how
to know when a hedgehog may need help
and what to do if you find a sick or injured
hedgehog or other wild animal.

Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_bWW4CrzofP-4HlMwjTMfg

Mammals of the Wild Atlantic Way – the lesser horseshoe bat @ Online - video
May 21 @ 2:00 pm
Mammals of the Wild Atlantic Way - the lesser horseshoe bat @ Online - video

Premiering on Galway Beo Facebook and
Galway Beo YouTube Channel
Vincent Wildlife Trust present a short
film about the lesser horseshoe bat,
which is Ireland’s most strictly protected
bat species. The lesser horseshoe bat
colonised Ireland 6,000 years ago and
its distribution is currently limited to six
western counties: Mayo, Galway, Clare,
Limerick, Kerry and west Cork. Viewers
can discover the world of one of Ireland’s
smallest mammals and Vincent Wildlife
Trust’s work to conserve it.

Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_bWW4CrzofP-4HlMwjTMfg

May
22
Sat
River biological diversity @ Online - video
May 22 @ 2:00 pm
River biological diversity @ Online - video

Premiering on Galway Beo Facebook and
Galway Beo YouTube Channel
For International Day of Biological
Diversity Day, Galway Heritage Office and
the Local Authorities Waters Progamme
have produced a video showcasing river
biological diversity. Learn about some of
the aquatic riparian plants and insects in our
streams and rivers with your Community
Water Officer Conor Ruane. Conor will
demonstrate how communities can check
for important biodiversity indicators of
water quality. Conor works with the Local
Authorities Water Programme with aims
to improve community engagement and
support the delivery of local communityled
water quality projects and initiatives.

Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_bWW4CrzofP-4HlMwjTMfg