Ballybrack Woods, locally known as the Mangala is located opposite the Douglas Community Park to the south. The area covers approximately 75,000m2 of semi-urban woodland, wet willow woodland, meadow, wet grassland, scrub and has the Douglas river running through it.
Wild Walks: Ballincollig Regional Park
OverviewBallincollig regional park is located on the south bank, 9km west of Cork City centre. The park has a rich heritage, as it was once a gunpowder mill, operating from the 18th century all the way to the start of the 20th century. The mill is now an open-air museum, composed of ruins described by appropriate signage.
Wild Walks: Atlantic Pond/ Marina
OverviewThe Marina is one of Cork City’s most popular amenity sites. The Marina Walk is a beautiful pedestrian walkway that follows the River Lee, starting from Cork harbour towards Blackrock Village There is also an adjacent old passage railway line that connects cork city, Blackrock, and passage west.
World Rivers Day 2021
Happy World Rivers Day! You might associate rivers with long summer strolls along the bank,
Sand art event in Youghal (2021)
Cork Nature Network ran an original event in Youghal for Heritage week 2021.
World Clean Up Day 2021
World Cleanup Day
18th September 2021
What is World Cleanup Day?
IRD Duhallow – Water Biodiversity Action Plans
Cork Nature Network are delivering a course in partnership with IRD Duhallow and LAWPRO, the Local Water Quality and Aquatic Biodiversity Training.
Are There Seahorses in Ireland?
Seahorses are a very strange animal
Crayfish Plague and How You Can Help Prevent It
Did you know that we have native Crayfish here in Ireland? They are under serious threat!
Speak Up For Cork City’s Natural Heritage!
The draft Cork City Heritage and Biodiversity Plan (2021-2026) has been produced.