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  • Lounging lizards lurking in hot spot in Belfast Hills

    Monday 22nd August, 2016

    Four baby lizards lounging on a log at Slievenacloy (c) P McErlean

    It may seem strange to think we have lizards living in Belfast, but this native reptile is more common than you think and can be found lurking on the outskirts of the city.

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  • Bat Night at Bog Meadows Nature Reserve

    Monday 22nd August, 2016

    Pipistrelle bat (c) Amy Lewis

    Meet some of the elusive nocturnal inhabitants of Bog Meadows Nature Reserve, in west Belfast, on Wednesday 31st August, by joining Ulster Wildlife for a bat night.

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  • Newcastle to host Whale Watch Ireland 2016

    Wednesday 17th August, 2016

    Harbour porpoise (c) Niki Clear

    Marine experts from Ulster Wildlife and the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group are holding a land-based guided whale watch from Bloody Bridge in Newcastle on Saturday 27 August from 2:00pm to 5:00pm for Whalewatch Ireland 2016.

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  • Henry Brothers help build a brighter future for Ulster’s wildlife

    Wednesday 17th August, 2016

    Henry Brothers receiving their membership certificate from Jennifer Fulton, CEO

    Magherafelt-based construction company Henry Brothers is making wildlife its business by investing in the work of local nature conservation charity Ulster Wildlife.

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  • Help keep track of Fermanagh’s butterflies this summer

    Friday 5th August, 2016

    Marsh Fritillary (c) Amy Lewis

    As part of the Save our Magnificent Meadows project, Ulster Wildlife is inviting people of all ages to take part in events planned across Fermanagh on Thursday 11 August to help keep track of the county’s beautiful butterflies.

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  • Strange sounds of snoring could lead to barn owls

    Tuesday 2nd August, 2016

    Barn owl chicks born this summer on Ards Peninsula

    Have you heard any strange snoring sounds on these summer nights? There’s a possibility that it may not in fact be your other half, but could be the sound of snoring barn owl chicks coming through your open windows.

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  • Snorkel Safari at Cranfield Beach

    Wednesday 20th July, 2016

    Kids getting ready for a Snorkel Safari

    Children are invited to discover Carlingford Lough’s amazing marine life, from anemones and starfish to crabs and dogfish, on a snorkel safari with Ulster Wildlife, in partnership with Love Your Lough, on Tuesday 9 August at Cranfield Beach.

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  • Explore Whitehead’s Wonderful Rockpools

    Wednesday 20th July, 2016

    Family rockpooling (c) M Roberts

    This National Marine Week (23 July – 7 August), families are invited to a fascinating rockpool adventure in Whitehead on Monday 1st August from 3:00pm to 4:30pm.

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  • Enjoy at taste of the wild at Dundrum Bay

    Tuesday 19th July, 2016

    Coastal Foraging at Dundrum with Dermot Hughes

    This National Marine Week (23 July – 7 August), discover delicious wild food along our coast by joining Ulster Wildlife and Forage Ireland at Dundrum Bay on Sunday 31 July for a coastal foraging workshop.

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  • Volunteers sought for litter lift at Kilroot beach

    Tuesday 19th July, 2016

    Beach Clean Result at Kilroot in April 2016

    This National Marine Week (23 July – 7 August), Ulster Wildlife and AES UK & Ireland are joining forces to remove even more litter from the beach at Kilroot, in Carrickfergus, on Friday 29 July.

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