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THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNITY SEED BANKS TO BIODIVERSITY – with Kevin Dudley

Nenagh Public Library at 2:00pm – Friday 19th May

The loss of genetic diversity in our food crops is a call to all of humanity to become as engaged as our ancestors. Learn how developing a community seed bank can help:

Increase biodiversity
Provide local access to food
Save us money
Preserve our growing knowledge and food heritage for future generation

FAMILY EVENT EXPLORING BIODIVERSITY – using forest school techniques

Cuan Beo*, Cloughjordan Ecovillage 2:00pm to 4:00pm – Saturday 20th May

Children with adults will explore forest school techniques, using creative ways to build relationships with the natural world through nature crafting. Facilitated by Aisling Finucane and Vasudha Krishnamurthy.

GETTING TO KNOW YOUR LOCAL BIRDS – with Jamie Durrant

Cuan Beo*, Cloughjordan Ecovillage at 10:30am – Sunday 21st May

Beginners identification of local birds by sight and sound. Talk followed by outdoor walk throughout the ecovillage.


WONDERFUL WEEDS – with Rachel Hussey

Begin at Coach House in Cloughjordan Ecovillage at 11:00am – Wednesday 24th May

Join Rachel Hussey, ecovillage resident and herbalist, on an exploration of some of our most common weeds and discover how they support both biodiversity and our health. Walk limited to 15 participants. Please dress for the weather. Bookings at: [email protected].


WONDERS OF THE NIGHT SKY AND WHY WE NEED TO KEEP OUR NIGHT SKY DARK –  with John Flannery

Thomas MacDonagh Museum, Cloughjordan at 7:30pm – Thursday 25th May

John Flannery will talk on the magic of our dark skies and why they are vital for biodiversity. There will also be a video on the Orion constellation and tea and an informal chat afterwards.

*Cuan Beo – Enter the Ecovillage at the back entrance on the Step Road, walk straight ahead through the gate, Cuan Beo is on your right.

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