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.
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.
The ‘My Kerry Biosphere’ primary art calendar competition is being launched as part of the ‘Our Planet, Your Biosphere’ events series, with support from Creative Ireland Kerry, and the South Kerry Development Partnership.
In celebration of the 50th year anniversary of the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere programme, three neighbouring Biosphere Reserves, the Dublin Bay Biosphere Reserve, The Kerry Biosphere Reserve and the Isle of Man Biosphere Reserve, have come together to co-host a yearlong webinar programme celebrating the natural and built heritage and culture of these extraordinary places.