One animal that never fails to capture the imagination is the iconic Wolf. As part of the Cork Science Festival in November 2019, Dr Kieran Hickey from University College Cork, preeminent expert on Wolves in Ireland, gave a talk for Cork Nature Network on this fascinating subject. Read more
Cork Nature Network (West Cork) was very active during Heritage Week 2019. This first series of events took place in and around Clonakilty, the town where the group started in May just after the Irish government declared a ‘climate and biodiversity emergency‘ in the Dáil on May 9.
The urbanisation and development of our cities, towns and villages is an unavoidable part of economic and population growth. However, it raises many questions about how we want to develop, the type of spaces in which we want to live and the legacy we want to leave for generations to come. Read more
As many plant enthusiasts have observed over the past few weeks, flowering season is finally upon us. Across County Cork, the odd bright splash of spring colour is already in evidence for the sharp-eyed naturalist, as multitude species of flowering plants shrug off their wintery slumber. Read more
Cork Nature Network is working with Cork City Council to protect this beautiful and unique site for both wildlife and for recreation.
This is a project that aims at studying and protecting otters in Cork county. Read more