Let’s Celebrate Biodiversity: A Gathering of Nature and Community

When

20/05/2024    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Where

Donegal
Donegal, Donegal

Event Type

The event will feature a lineup of speakers dedicated to the conservation and understanding of biodiversity. Julie Corry, Biodiversity Officer with Donegal County Council, will spearhead the discussion on bees to celebrate World Bee Day, Followed by Lisa Mc Daniel from LAWPRO who will be discussing the importance of our rivers and waterways.

We will then hear from Máire Nic Fhearraigh, Community Engagement Officer for LIFE on Machair, representatives from Dunfanaghy Tidy Towns, Dunfanaghy FRC, Ards Friary’s New Spring Project, David Mc Cann, Co-founder of The Sea Collective, representatives from Cloughaneely Anglers Association, and Josephine Kelly from the Dunlewely Biodiversity Project.

These experts will share their knowledge and experiences, focusing on the unique biodiversity of the region, current environmental challenges, and ongoing conservation efforts. Attendees will gain valuable insights into local initiatives and learn how they can contribute to preserving their natural heritage.

The “Let’s Celebrate Biodiversity” event is funded by the DLDC SICAP programme, aiming to foster community engagement and awareness about climate action and social inclusion. Event organisers agree that this event is a fantastic opportunity for all community members, environmental enthusiasts, and families to connect with nature and each other, learn about local biodiversity initiatives, and discover how to get involved in safeguarding our environment.

For more information about the event, please contact Joanne Butler , Climate Action Officer DLDC jbutler@dldc.org 0860140637 Join us as we celebrate biodiversity of the natural world and take a step towards a sustainable future!

 

Location: Holy Trinity Hall, Dunfanaghy

Admission: Free