Category Archives: Environmental Campaigns

Community Information Meeting : Dunhill River

This is a public meeting about water quality issues in the Dunhill River Catchment and follows on from consultation on the draft River Basin Management Plan in 2017. The Local Authority Waters Programme will be undertaking work gain a better … Continue reading

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Let Dandelions Bee!

Let Dandelions Bee! A campaign to let dandelions bloom for a short few weeks to help feed bees this Spring. They are our wild bees’ most favourite food. Help halt the bee decline by simply leaving dandelions to grow in … Continue reading

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Pledge your Garden for Pollinators

So many homeowners are beginning to see their gardens in a new light. They want to make their gardens more wildlife-friendly and contribute small patches of pollinator-friendly habitats to our landscape. This new guide explains how anyone can make any … Continue reading

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GIY aim to get half a million people growing food with Grow It Forward

In partnership with Healthy Ireland and Libraries Ireland, GIY today announced the launch of Grow it Forward. Through this initiative, 50,000 free food growing kits will be given away, participants are asked to use the kits to share the experience … Continue reading

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Anti Dog Fouling campaign launched

Have you stepped in it lately? Waterford City & County Council together with Carlow, Kilkenny & Wexford Councils are launching a new Anti-Dog Fouling campaign asking dog owners to clean up after their dog. The campaign promotes a simple theme… … Continue reading

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National Tree Week 2021 : Webinars

National Tree Week 2021 has a series of free online webinars taking place 21st – 27th March. See more info on the webinars at  https://www.treecouncil.ie/national-tree-week-webinars Click for full details of National Tree Week Tuesday 23rd March 2021 – 11.30am Trees in Springtime … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar Series for Coastal Communities

This series is for coastal communities adapting to climate change and is being hosted by the Atlantic Seaboard North CARO (Mayo Co. Council) in conjunction with their constituent local authorities and NUIG. The series will provide an introduction to nature … Continue reading

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2x Tidy Towns webinars : United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Waterford City and County Council is hosting two additional FREE Tidy Towns related webinars in 2021. Top tips in how to succeed in the competition will be on offer for community groups, organisations, and individuals who register. The aim is to … Continue reading

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Let Dandelions Bee!

Let Dandelions Bee! A campaign to let dandelions bloom for a short few weeks to help feed bees this Spring. They are our wild bees’ most favourite food. Help halt the bee decline by simply leaving dandelions to grow in … Continue reading

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