Taking a very practical approach, the Gardening For Biodiversity book details projects to help wildlife of all kinds under a range of headings, with tasks suitable for everyone from the total beginner to the more ambitious DIY enthusiast. With clear instructions and step-by-step drawings by illustrator Barry Reynolds, the guide offers the gardener lots of options to help our biodiversity.
The 30-Day Challenge has five different sections: Recycling, Do it Yourself, Education, Health & Well-being, and Kitchen.
Everyone who completes the 30-day challenge will win a Sustainable Pack by ECO-UNESCO. See https://www.yea.ie/30-day-challenge-keepiteco for details.
Infectious disease pandemics like coronavirus (COVID-19) can be worrying. This can affect your mental health. But there are many things you can do to mind your mental health during times like this.
Sometimes certain ideas can take hold that are not necessarily the most effective evidence-based actions. If you are generous enough to help with Pollinators, we want to make sure that what you are doing is the right thing and is having as positive an impact as possible. Some common myths are addressed in the this document.
Spring Alive: please inform BirdWatch Ireland when you see spring migrants birds returning. The project is especially well-suited for children who are currently stuck at home, so please spread the word far and wide: they need as many records as possible . . . including yours!
The Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) is launching a national Storytelling Competition ‘Stories from the Waterside’ / ‘Scéalta Ó Thaobh An Uisce’. The primary objective is to engage our local communities at this time of lockdown and is being promoted on the ground by the Community Water Officers.
This year we are inviting all young people to make a cookery video showing how to cook one of their favourite recipes!
For information on cocooning, please see: