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Sun, 26 May

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Ballymoney beach

Coastwatch Biodiversity Week - Ballymoney, Co Wexford

Unveiling of restored biodiversity panels, artist and photographer notes on capturing nature followed by intertidal and splashzone/land fieldtrips to find species depicted on the panels.

Coastwatch Biodiversity Week - Ballymoney, Co Wexford
Coastwatch Biodiversity Week - Ballymoney, Co Wexford

Time & Location

26 May 2024, 16:00 – 17:30

Ballymoney beach, Ballymoney Beach, Ballymoney Lower, Ballymoney, Co. Wexford, Ireland

About the event

WHO IS WHO ON BALLYMONEY SHORE AND INSHORE WATERS

4.00 pm Ballymoney Beach carpark: Restored Biodiversity Panels unveiled

With notes on design  Karin Dubsky and taking nature photos David O Callaghan

Introduction to Fieldtrips to find some of the life depicted on panels with golden rules: to find lots, but not damage nature.

4.20 pm Family fieldtrips facilitated by ecologists, artist and photographer

Amazing intertidal animals

Bulging with edible plants, invasive alien species, lichens and liverwort

4.50 pm return and lay out riches

5.00 pm show and tell

Children’s prizes

END 5.30 pm 

This is a free event to celebrate and inform about Biodiversity. 

We gratefully acknowledge support from the Irish Environmental Network and Wexford County Council for the panel restoration. 

Bring little buckets or yogurt containers and charged phones, and water shoes for fieldtrip.

Further Information: Karin kdubsky@coastwatch.org and Paul 087 814 0411

There loads more biodiversity week events - see https://biodiversityweek.ie/

Other coastal ones too – look out for familiar Coastwatcher names co-organising other events or wearing different hats.

We grateful for National Parks and Wildlife Service Grant, administered through IEN.

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