Environmental Education Activites

Environmental Education Activity

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Who can take part?



An Taisce – Clean Coasts



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.


All Year

Clean Coasts volunteering programme

An Taisce – Clean Coasts




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.


All Year

Blue Flag Certificate for Schools

An Taisce – Blue Flag Certificate for schools



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.


April, June & September

Blue Flag and Green Coast Launch Day

Eliz Hipwell,

Cork County Council,


Co Cork


021 4532718

Blue Flag & Green Coast beaches for the 2015 season receive awards. A special ceremony organised by Cork County Council will be held to launch this.  Local community groups, schools and councillors will be invited



Children’s Summer School Camp at Fota Wildlife Park

education@fotawildlife.ie or 021 4812678 ext 206

Summer camp for children of all ages. Activities range from arts & crafts to sport and environmental activities

July & August



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