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The Kerry UNESCO Biosphere Reserve is looking forward to welcoming you to our first conference event!


Join us on November 5th in The Brehon Hotel, Killarney for a one-day conference to learn more about active management of Rhododendron ponticum, why it needs to be managed and ongoing efforts to manage it in the Kerry UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Join us for the first in our community talk series ‘The Waters of the Biosphere' taking place on Thursday the 23rd of September at 7pm.


This talk is being delivered as part of the ‘Our Planet, Your Biosphere’ event series 2021 supported by the Creative Ireland Kerry Programme and Kerry County Council Arts.

Join us for the first in our community talk series ‘Art in Defence of Nature’ taking place on Thursday the 16th of September at 7pm.


This talk is being delivered as part of the ‘Our Planet, Your Biosphere’ event series 2021 supported by the Creative Ireland Kerry Programme and Kerry County Council Arts.

Join us for some upcoming in-person outdoor workshops on managing Rhododendron ponticum in the Kerry UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Taking place on Saturday 11th, 18th and 25th from 9.30am to 12.

Killarney National Park Education centre delivers the Level 5 Ecology and Practical Fieldwork Skills course each year. Read on to hear first hand from three of last years students on their experiences studying in Killarney national park, with an introduction to the course from lecturer Chris Barron.

Are you a nature enthusiast, an aspiring writer or do you simply want to share a story about a place that means the world to you, then this competition is your perfect summer challenge!

Now open until September 24th, the Young Nature Blogger Competition invites anyone under 21 years of age to share their nature experience.

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Register now for our upcoming webinar -Plants of the Kerry Biosphere Reserve!

Join us and our speakers to learn about the plants you can find in woodlands, lake shores, grasslands and heaths of the Kerry UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

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The Kerry Biosphere Reserve, in conjunction with Killarney Hotels Ltd., is today launching a competition aimed at designing a new logo that will promote the Biosphere both at home and abroad. Although fast approaching its 40th birthday it is only in the last 12 months that the Kerry Biosphere Reserve has had a dedicated officer to promote the actions in support of the UNESCO designation.

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