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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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  • 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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  • Make the most of your coast during National Marine Week

    Monday 18th July, 2016

    Snorkel Safari on North Coast

    We do love to be beside the seaside, and this National Marine Week (23 July – 7 August) Ulster Wildlife is encouraging holiday makers and locals alike to do more than dip a toe in the water, and take a plunge into the endless possibilities of our underwater world.

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  • Leaving the EU: what next for our environment?

    Monday 27th June, 2016

    Common dolphin and calf (c) Joanne O'Brien

    We are very disappointed that the UK will be leaving the European Union as we believed that our environment and wildlife would be better served within the EU.

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  • National Meadows Day

    Wednesday 22nd June, 2016

    Six spot burnet moth on self-heal (c) J. Amies

    Saturday 2nd July
    Putting Fermanagh’s meadows back on the map

    This year's National Meadows Day is promising to be the biggest yet, with up to 100 events taking place across England, Scotland, N. Ireland and Wales in celebration of ancient wildflower meadows and their wildlife. From hands-on experience with a seed fiddle, to moth trapping, bug hunts and flower identification, here in Northern Ireland people will have the opportunity to experience first-hand the wonder of a flower-rich meadow on their doorstep.

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  • ‘Crafty’ history uncovered at Belfast Hills Big Dig

    Wednesday 22nd June, 2016

    Slievenacloy Big Dig

    Archaeologists at this year’s Belfast Hills Big Dig at Slievenacloy’s earthen ring were stunned and excited to find evidence of craft manufacture at what was previously assumed to be a simple Early Christian farmstead and cattle enclosure.

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  • Search for hidden treasures along Glenarm’s seashore

    Tuesday 21st June, 2016

    Seashore scavenge

    Discover the weird and wonderful wildlife that lives on the seashore at Glenarm on Friday 1 July.

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  • Guided Whalewatch at Ramore Head

    Tuesday 21st June, 2016

    Guided Whalewatch at Ramore Head

    Ulster Wildlife and the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group are holding a guided whale watch at Ramore Head on Saturday 16 July from 11:00am to 2:00pm.

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  • Holywood pupils dip into our underwater world

    Tuesday 14th June, 2016

    Education session at Holywood PS - interactive game

    P5 pupils at Holywood Primary School have been dipping their toes into our fascinating underwater world during a marine wildlife education session delivered by Ulster Wildlife on Wednesday 1st June.

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