28th August 2011. Work continues at Knockree, repairing a section of the Wicklow Way which is seriously eroded. The work will include the construction of stone steps, log steps, water bars and bench cutting. If you are a not a regular volunteer then why not come along and give it a try?
27th August 2011. Join the staff at Knocksink Wood Nature Reserve (edge of Enniskerry) for a gentle stroll and learn how to identify trees. Discover their history, ecology, folklore and uses, from the mighty Oak, the King of the Trees, to the delicate Mountain Ash. Due to popular demand, this walk is being offered twice - once in the morning and once in the afternoon.
27th August 2011. To celebrate Heritage Week, the UCD archaeologists shall be giving two tours to examine the publically accessible archaeology of the Upper Lake region at Glendalough, including the focal points of their current excavations and a visit to sites such as Reefert Church and St Kevin's Cell.
26th August 2011. The UCD School of Archaeology have been conducting research and training fieldwork in the Upper Lake area of Glendalough since 2009. As part of Heritage Week, the archaeologists shall be giving tours of the dig and their discoveries.
13th August 2011. Work continues at Knockree, repairing a section of the Wicklow Way which is seriously eroded. The work will include the construction of stone steps, log steps, water bars and bench cutting. If you are a not a regular volunteer then why not come along and give it a try?
13th August 2011. Learn about which plant species are important to the life cycles of butterflies and bees. Discover how they can be incorperated into our gardens to enhance native biodiversity. A short presentation will be followed by a gentle stroll in Knocksink Wood Nature Reserve in Enniskerry, looking at the plants, butterflies and bees.
13th August 2011. In these modern times, generations of people are growing up with no knowledge of wildflowers. Come on a gentle stroll in Knocksink Wood in Enniskerry and learn how to identify some of our August wildflowers, and a little bit about their ecology, folklore and uses.
11th August 2011. Parents are invited to bring their children (aged 4 - 12 yrs) to a mixed afternoon of bat-based activities. In the evening, there is the second of two bat walks in Glendalough that are scheduled for the Summer of 2011.