Advanced level Key Site Survey with Liam Lysaght and Tomás Murray, National Data Biodiversity Centre. Join staff of the National Biodiversity Data Centre in a search for rare species of bumblebee and butterfly across less well-known areas of the Burren.
Meet at Ballyvaughan old pier roadside parking for travel to survey site. Survey location will be decided on the day. This event involves walking over rough ground for 2-3 hours. Suitable footwear and clothing essential. Bring water and snacks..
Free of charge but booking essential. Book tickets here.
Festival Opening with Gordon D'Arcy, Úna Fitzpatrick, All-Ireland Pollinator Plan Project Coordinator, Brendan Dunford, Burrenbeo Trust
With Brendan Dunford as the MC for the evening, Gordon D'Arcy will officially launch Burren in Bloom with a short illustrated presentation, 'Pollination - Butterflies do it too!' on the importance of butterflies as pollinators of the Burren flora, followed by Una Fitzpatrick with a talk about the All Ireland Pollinator plan.