Ramsar World Wetland Day 2015 at Bull Island

Ramsar World Wetland Day 2015 at Bull Island: Fifth year biology and geography students from Newtown School in Waterford enjoyed a day out at both Trinity College and the beautiful Bull Island on this year’s Ramsar World Wetland Day. While visiting Bull Island, they learned more about the UNESCO Biosphere site and took a look […]

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World Wetlands Day Photo Contest, closing date 2 March 2015

Here are details of a photo contest for World Wetlands Day, photos to be taken between 2 February and 2 March 2015: http://www.worldwetlandsday.org/photo-contest

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Comment on Draft Republic of Ireland Regional Waste Management Plans 2015 – 2021

Hi Coastwatchers There is a chance to comment on plans for regional waste management in Ireland for the next 6 years. These plans will be legally binding like county development plans and hence really important. One Coastwatch leg is always stuck in waste – from surveying., reporting to halting and even causing removal after illegal […]

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Rare young Kemps Ridley Marine Turtle found in Donegal

RARE YOUNG KEMPS RIDLEY MARINE TURTLE FOUND IN DONEGAL

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Date for diary : Thurs 18 Dec- Coastwatch Autumn Shore Survey and pilot Citclops project 2014

You are cordially invited  to the  Headline Results Launch of the Coastwatch Autumn Shore Survey and pilot Citclops project 2014 by  Laura Burke Director General EPA (RoI) Thursday 18th December 2014 NCAD gallery, 100 Thomas Street, Dublin 8 Results for Al Ireland will be presented The launch is part of an art project, which 7 […]

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Handcutting seaweed

Re seaweed – this is still old sustainable methods of hand cutting with so much work to clean out any dirt.  The farmer told me he cant harvest from some site due to the amount of small litter especially fine threads in it – but this site near Spanish point was fine. He doesn’t take […]

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NPWS and Irish Seal Sanctuary

The seal baby –  This has been reported to both NPWS and Irish Seal Sanctuary  

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Owner wanted: Who lost a big concrete outer block

Owner wanted: Who lost a  big concrete outer  block – roughly 1.5 x 1 x 1 in the vivinity of Cuskinny Bay last winter? The block  was swept up on the shore of gorgeous Cuskinny bay  at the start of survey unit  8- 9 – 32 – 9.  

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Coastwatch is calling on volunteers to survey the coast around Ireland by October 22nd .

Coastwatch is calling on volunteers to survey the coast around Ireland  by October 22nd . The survey is official closing this Wednesday 15th but as in previous years there is a final call and extra week to get all those survey intensions translated into reality!   What it involves: You would take on one or […]

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Coastwatch Survey Launch Prog. 15th Sept

THE ANNUAL COASTWATCH SURVEY IS STARTING ON MONDAY 15th September and to mark the occasion, Carlingford Adventure Centre is hosting a X border Training Workshop and Press Launch.  Coastwatch Survey Launch Prog. 15th Sept

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