Biodiversity

Biodiversity looks at steps which can be taken in schools to increase awareness of the importance of native plants, animals and habitats, and to increase species-richness in a locality.
Sustainable Development Goals

During 2022/23 students planted 6,500 trees, created 330 vegetable gardens and installed 600 bird feeders!

[The Biodiversity theme]…encompasses all the important issues of the planet in one. It is relevant and so interesting; children are innately fascinated by the world around them. It boosted me, as coordinator to really promote our local marsh and coastline.[The Biodiversity theme]…encompasses all the important issues of the planet in one. It is relevant and so interesting; children are innately fascinated by the world around them. It boosted me, as coordinator to really promote our local marsh and coastline.

Ms. Cawley, St. Mary’s BNS, Booterstown

Irish Birds Care and Identification

Discover how many different Irish birds you can identify by sight or sound. Then learn about how to attract them to your school grounds and keep them safe and healthy.

News

We have an extensive range of resources covering all themes.

Welcome to Biodiversity Week 2024! We are delighted to be celebrating Irish Wildlife with you! This year we are focussing on all of the different ways we can protect and …

An Taisce’s popular summer courses are back! Green-Schools & the Global Goals Summer Course The Green-Schools Summer Course, entitled “Green-Schools and the Global Goals” is happy to announce that […]

Seasonal Nature Resources

Explore our Seasonal Nature Resources: Natures Calendar and Spotter Sheets here.

Resources

We have an extensive range of resources covering all themes.

Case Studies

We have an extensive range of resources covering all themes.
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Our Lady of Victories Infant School

Our Lady of Victories Infant School is a Junior School in Dublin City. It has 245 students and 18 teaching staff. They were awarded their Green Flag for Biodiversity in May 2016.

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Sacred Heart Secondary School, Westport

Sacred Heart School is a Secondary School in Westport, Co. Mayo. It has 590 students and 55 teaching staff. They were awarded their Green Flag for Biodiversity in May 2016.

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Holy Family Junior School

Holy Family Junior School is a junior primary school in Ennis, Co. Clare. It has 180 students, 18 teachers and seven Special Needs Assistants. They were awarded their Green Flag for Biodiversity in May 2017.

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Mount Mercy College

Mount Mercy College is a secondary school based in Bishopstown, Co. Cork. It has 810 students and 55 teaching staff. They were awarded their Green Flag for Biodiversity in May 2017.

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