National Heritage Week 2020


national heritage week

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, our usual activities for Heritage Week (workshops, picnic) have been canceled. Those activities have been replaced by online events, hosted on Zoom.



Local Biodiversity Action Plans

Cork Nature Network and Skibbereen Tidy Towns host a talk about how to present simple action plans for local biodiversity.

Green Spaces

We are working with Cork City Council and Green Spaces for Health to connect and manage these areas. Wildlife throughout the city and county depend on certain habitats to provide them with food, shelter and areas to raise young.

Talk by Maria Young and Craig Gibbon

Cork Urban Otters

Find out more about our native Irish animal, who is our top aquatic predator and essential to a healthy biodiverse ecosystem.

Talk by John Armstrong

Dunsany Nature Reserve

Presentation by Randal Plunkett. Find out his experiences when turning to nature as a guide to managing land, with return of native wildlife.

Beaumont Quarry

A presentation video of Beaumont Quarry will be online during all Heritage Week!

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