Latest news stories about our work, activities, opportunities and campaigns.  For media enquiries, please contact our Communications Officer, Kelly Muldoon on 028 9046 3105 or email kelly.muldoon@ulsterwildlife.org

  • Get ready for a ‘Summer of Wildlife’ at Bog Meadows

    Tuesday 12th June, 2018

    Girls with bird in hands

    Families across West Belfast can look forward to another jam-packed programme of FREE wild events and activities at Bog Meadows Nature Reserve this summer.

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  • Public urged to get hooked on sharks this World Ocean’s Day

    Friday 8th June, 2018

    Kids looking at shark egg cases

    Ulster Wildlife is encouraging sea anglers and coast lovers to get involved in efforts to protect some of our most endangered marine wildlife: sharks, skates and rays, as we mark World Ocean’s Day today (8 June).

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  • Making wildlife conservation crystal clear

    Monday 21st May, 2018

    Fermanagh-based glass manufacturing, filling and logistics firm Encirc is making protecting wildlife and wild places its business by supporting the work of local nature conservation charity Ulster Wildlife.

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  • New research reveals nature’s beauty increases happiness

    Friday 18th May, 2018

    This June’s 30 Days Wild challenge from The Wildlife Trust encourages people to notice nature on their doorstep every single day and has now been proven to make us happier.

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  • Chris Packham’s Bioblitz Campaign – Coming to Bog Meadows Nature Reserve, Belfast

    Tuesday 17th April, 2018

    Bog Meadows Nature Reserve

    TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham is to come to Bog Meadows Nature Reserve, in west Belfast, as part of the first independent audit of its kind in the UK involving Citizen Science. His goal is to highlight the extent to which the nation’s species are under threat.

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  • Go wild for worms!

    Wednesday 28th March, 2018

    Robin with worm

    Gardeners are being urged to let soil breathe and welcome life-giving worms for this year's Wild About Gardens challenge from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and The Wildlife Trusts: Go Wild for Worms.

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  • New sightings spark hopes for endangered red squirrels in North Down

    Tuesday 27th March, 2018

    Red squirrel (c) R Surgenor

    A recent survey carried out by Ulster Wildlife has revealed new sightings of red squirrels in the Craigantlet Hills, as well as urban pine martens in Belfast, sparking fresh hope for these endangered mammals.

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  • Volunteers wanted to save Fermanagh’s red squirrels

    Monday 5th March, 2018

    (c) Christine Cassidy

    Are you nuts about red squirrels? Ulster Wildlife is leading a recruitment drive for volunteers in Fermanagh to save our last red squirrels.

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  • Volunteers sought to help red squirrels thrive in West Tyrone

    Thursday 22nd February, 2018

    Red squirrel (c) Desmond Loughrey

    Ulster Wildlife is appealing for volunteers to help protect remaining strongholds of red squirrels in West Tyrone.

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  • Young farmers take part in ambitious tree planting initiative

    Wednesday 21st February, 2018

    Young farmers from Crumlin and Kells & Connor YFCU planting trees at Mossley Mil

    Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster members have been digging deep this weekend by planting new trees at sites across Northern Ireland, as part of the One Million Trees in One Day initiative.

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