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.
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.
For the May session of our Tri- Biosphere Webinars we are back in Kerry and celebrating 'Life in the Uplands'! The MacGillycuddy Reeks are Irelands highest mountain range with the tallest peak Carrountooohil reaching 1,038.6metres high.
Following on from the success of previous webinars we are delighted to offer this Nature series tailored specifically for the primary school age group and are most suited to students from 3rd to 6th class. The webinars are scheduled for 9.30 am every Thursday in May beginning May 6th.
Young people aged under 21 are invited to write up to 500 words, illustrating them with drawings and/or photos if they wish to. The topic must be an experience in Nature, whether it’s a special place a certain animal or plant they are fascinated by or a memory of a time well spent in the outdoors.