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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Dublin Area shellfish poster

A new draft Dublin Area shellfish poster is up and hard copies printed for us by Dublin City Council. – download it to help identify species in the field and find more to add. The final poster is going to be beautiful. ( Posters for other regions going up soon. ) Dublin Coast biodiversity gastropods […]

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Citclops – Discover more about Sea water

Citclops – Discover more about Sea water- the liquid which moves, photosynthesizes, that swimming and hunting ground, which changes colour and transparency Download more and an intro survey which takes 10 minutes while you are out in a boat or at the shore – or build simple scientific instruments and try a new app.

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Coastwatch main autumn survey starting on Sept 15th

Coastwatch main autumn survey starting on Sept 15th – book your survey unit now map link – materials on line by August 31st

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FYI Coastwatchers: Halting biodiversity loss – the EU no net loss initiative

FYI Coastwatchers, please see below EC Press Release. If you would like to respond, ideally you might mention you are Coastwatchers. Alternatively you could feed a draft into us and be mentioned as joint authors.   Halting biodiversity loss – the EU no net loss initiative Reference: IP/14/645 Date: 06/06/2014 European Commission Press release Brussels, […]

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