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  • Eco-coasteering adventure in Bangor

    Monday 6th June, 2016

    Eco-coasteering in Northern Ireland

    Ulster Wildlife, in collaboration with Coasteering NI, is calling for outdoor adventurers to join them for a morning of eco-coasteering on Saturday 11 June, along the North Down coastline.

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  • National Moth Night at Glenarm Nature Reserve

    Wednesday 1st June, 2016

    Large Emerald moth (c) Andy Crory

    Most people think of moths as annoying little brown things fluttering around lights or as pests which eat holes in clothes. Ulster Wildlife is inviting everyone to Glenarm Nature reserve on Sunday 12 June at 10am to open their eyes to the weird and wonderful world of moths by taking part in National Moth Night, the UK's biggest celebration of moth recording.

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  • St Gerards’ pupils take a dip below the waves

    Thursday 26th May, 2016

    Pupils from St Gerard's with Orlagh McLaughlin, Nature Skills Trainee

    Pupils from St Gerard’s School in Belfast, have been dipping their toes into our fascinating underwater world as part of a ‘Shaping the Seas’ education programme delivered by Ulster Wildlife.

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  • Belfast Harbour provides a wave of support to Ulster’s wildlife

    Thursday 19th May, 2016

    Dawn Miskelly presents David Knott with Belfast Harbour's membership certificate

    Belfast Harbour is making wildlife its business by investing in the work of local nature conservation charity, Ulster Wildlife which recently relocated to the Harbour Estate.

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  • Explore Rathlin’s underwater world during Maritime Festival

    Tuesday 17th May, 2016

    Snorkel Safari event

    Ulster Wildlife is inviting families to delve into Rathlin Island’s fascinating underwater world as part of the Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival. Ulster Wildlife will host their Living Seas Exploration Stand on the Island on the 4th and 5th of June, including marine life pool, ocean treasures and amazing oceans arts and crafts.

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  • World Oceans Day celebrations at Dundrum

    Monday 16th May, 2016

    Living Seas Exploration Stand

    Ahead of World Oceans Days celebrations (8 June), Ulster Wildlife’s Living Seas Team and Newry Mourne and Down District Council are inviting everyone to join them in the Parish Hall, Sacred Heart Church, opposite the car park on the Dundrum Road, entering Dundrum from Downpatrick Direction (postcode BT33 0WA) on Saturday 4 June from 12noon to 4pm to celebrate the wildlife in our local seas, and to find out how we can protect it.

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  • Meet the Birds of Balloo Woodland

    Monday 25th April, 2016

    Wren (c) Andy Morffew

    Ulster Wildlife is inviting families to meet the birds of Balloo Woodland Nature Reserve in Bangor on Saturday 14 May, from 10am to 12 noon.

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  • Enjoy a taste of the wild at Glenarm Nature Reserve

    Thursday 21st April, 2016

    Uncover the magical world of edible plants on Saturday 7th of May 2016 at Ulster Wildlife’s Glenarm Nature Reserve. Find out what is good to eat and what is not in our hedgerows and woodlands this spring.

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  • The search is on to find Northern Ireland's top community meadow

    Tuesday 12th April, 2016

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

    Bursting with colour, seductive scents, the buzz of insects and alive with animals - a wildflower meadow is a jewel in nature’s crown that puts on a spectacular show in summer. But since the 1930’s, over 97% of our meadows have disappeared and with them our native wildflowers, such as devil's bit scabious, yellow hay rattle and lesser butterfly orchids.

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  • Volunteers sought to help clean up the shoreline at Mill Bay, Carlingford Lough

    Wednesday 6th April, 2016

    Volunteer cleaning littered beach

    Ulster Wildlife has joined forces with Love Your Lough to carry out a clean sweep of the shoreline at Mill Bay, on the shores of Carlingford Lough, on Saturday 16th of April at 12:00.

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