Environmental Education Activites

Environmental Education Activity

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When?

Who can take part?

#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/Coastcare 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.

Kids Activity Days in the libraries.

Environmental Awareness Office, Wicklow County Council

www.wicklow.ie

eao@wicklococo.ie

Tel 0404 64120

Locall 1890222276

July-August

Provide coastal themed education to children in Libraries close to the Blue Flag Beaches (Wicklow, Arklow & Greystones)

Some in conjunction with Marine Dimensions using travelling aquarium highlighting Irish Sea biodiversity.  Others with a reading/craft content.  Detailed dates to be announced.

Kids Activity Days on the Beach with Marine Dimensions

Environmental Awareness Office, Wicklow County Council

www.wicklow.ie

eao@wicklococo.ie

Tel 0404 64120

Locall 1890222276

June - August

Provide an education programme to raise awareness of the marine environment through workshops using a touchpool of marine species, an interactive display and one to one education.  Details to be announced.

Treasure Hunt on the Beach

Environmental Awareness Office, Wicklow County Council

www.wicklow.ie

eao@wicklococo.ie

Tel 0404 64120

Locall 1890222276

June- August

Quiz for children encouraging exploration of biodiversity on the beach

 

TO BE ANNOUNCED

Green-Schools Support

Environmental Awareness Office, Wicklow County Council

www.wicklow.ie

eao@wicklococo.ie

Tel 0404 64120

Locall 1890222276

All year

Providing support and workshops for classes and teachers in general for Green-Schools but particularly on water and biodiversity themes.

Leaflets

Environmental Awareness Office, Wicklow County Council

www.wicklow.ie

eao@wicklococo.ie

Tel 0404 64120

Locall 1890222276

All Year

Leaflets produced and provided by Wicklow County Council on Blue Flag Beaches and other coastal areas.  Produced in conjunction with Heritage Office Wicklow County Council.

 *For more information on the Environmental Education Activities contact:

Environmental Awareness Office, Wicklow County Council
www.wicklow.ie
eao@wicklococo.ie
Tel 0404 64120
Locall 1890222276

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