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Want to learn a bit more about the plants you encounter everyday? Come along to one of our walks for a fun way to discover more about native Irish wildflowers.

Check out the blog with more in-depth information on some plants here: https://wildflowerwalksireland.wordpress.com/

Or check out the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WildflowerWalksIreland/

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Heritage week: Getting to know our native wildflowers

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This year’s Heritage week is all about our biodiversity and sustainability. From noble trees to fairy steeds - our native flora are steeped in our shared heritage. Once protected under law, our wildflowers are now lost underfoot, often forgotten. The loss of biodiversity means the loss of those stories as well as an environmental crisis. This Water Heritage day reconnect with those fairy tales as you learn how to identify our native wildflowers and hear their stories. We’ll be walking along the canal at Milford weir, joining the Barrow, tracing our history back and learning about our biodiversity. We’ll also be sharing the uses of plants past and present including whether they’re edible or not. Refreshments are kindly being provided by Ballinabranna/Milford/Raheendoran Development Group and there will be some sustainable foraged snacks on hand.

We will be meeting at the carpark just up from the Weir (marked as 'Barrow Brew' on Google Maps). Parking is also available at the weir. Parking is at your own risk.

Please RSVP on Eventbrite to attend. https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/heritage-week-getting-to-know-our-native-wildflowers-tickets-378289472997

Please wear appropriate clothing for our lovely Irish summers. As this event is beside a river, the path may be muddy, so please wear appropriate footwear. We are limiting this event to 10 people and ask that people respect social distancing. This event is sponsored by the Local Water Programme.


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