Environmental Education Activites

Wexford Blue Flag Environmental Education Activities

 

Environmental Education Activity

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#2MinuteBeachClean

 

An Taisce – Clean Coasts

www.cleancoasts.org

014002210

All year

Beach users are asked to spend 2 minutes picking up litter when they visit the beach, take a picture of the litter collected & post it on social media with the hashtag #2MinuteBeachClean.

Clean Coasts volunteering programme

An Taisce – Clean Coasts

www.cleancoasts.org

014002210

 

All year

Beach users who are interested in caring for their local coastal environment by participating in coastal clean ups & coastal biodiversity walks / talks can join the Clean Coasts programme.

Blue Flag Certificate for Schools

An Taisce – Blue Flag Certificate for schools

www.blueflag.org

014002210

April, June & September

Schools who would like to learn more about Ireland’s Blue Flag beaches through a research project about a Blue Flag beach or by participating in a Blue Flag beach environmental education event.

Nature Trail Curracloe

Environment Section, County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford

Cliona Connolly 053 9196475

www.wexford.ie

 

July & August

Tuesday- Sunday 12noon, 2 pm & 4pm

Free Guided tours of Curracloe Nature Trail during July and August.

Open to all. Beach users who are interested in learning more about coastal biodiversity.

Anti Litter Puppet Shows

Environment Section, County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford

Cliona Connolly 053 9196475

www.wexford.ie

June - August

Puppet show designed to highlight the importance of keeping our beaches clean and the message of cleaning up after your dog.  

Artwork Competition

Environment Section, County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford Cliona Connolly 053 9196475 www.wexford.ie

February - June

Environment Artwork competition for all primary and secondary schools. Theme for 2016 is ‘Wexford’s Coast’. Winning entries displayed in County Hall, Wexford and Libraries.

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve & The Raven Nature Reserve

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, North Slob, Ardcavan, Wexford.   053 9123406

www.wexfordwildfowlreserve.ie

April - October

Beach users who are interested in exploring the wildlife associated with habitats especially important to Wexford. Facilities at the Reserve include the visitor centre, observation tower, bird hides and environs. Education programme for schools – Wetland Field Studies involve exploring the wildlife associated with coastal habitats.

 

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