Ash is one of Ireland’s most widespread native trees.
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World Wildlife Day 2021
Happy World Wildlife Day 2021!
Each year on World Wildlife Day we celebrate a different aspect of wildlife.
Help phasing out pesticide use in the EU
EU citizens are being asked to sign an online petition to speed up the phasing out of pesticide use in European agriculture.
Red Kite Sighting in West Cork
I am indeed very fortunate in having a wide array of wildlife within walking distance of my residence in Bandon, Co. Cork.
Cork City Council Greenway consultation
Closing date for all submissions is on or before 5:00 p.m. on Friday 5th February 2021.
Cork Nature Network is aware of the news that Cork City Council aim to develop the Passage Railway Greenway (from Mahon towards Passage West).
Nature in Cork City – A short Film on Wildlife around the City
Discover Cork’s not so Hidden Wildlife
Cork Nature Network will hold an online Premiere of their short film Nature in Cork City on November 26th at 7pm.
Hoverfly Larvae Lagoon
Hoverfly larvae are about as pretty as any other maggot, but grow into important pollinators and members of our ecosystems, as well as accomplished mimics of bees and wasps.
Sphagnum Moss… Builder of the Bog
Sphagnum mosses are plants that you might easily overlook as you squelch through our bogs. They are star players in the creation and persistence of these wetland though, thanks to their ability to retain water. They provide habitats and soil conditions for a wide variety of wildlife and are part of the vital carbon storage system that Irish bogs provide.
Yellow Rattle… a Meadow Builder
Yellow rattle is a pretty but otherwise inconspicuous flower that grows in grasslands. Beneath the soil, it harbours a dark secret however – it is a plant vampire
How to deal with Japanese Knotweed while protecting nature
Japanese knotweed is a tall ornamental shrub with bamboo-like stems and pretty white flowers.