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.

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During 2019/2020 students planted 2,799 trees, created 202 vegetable gardens and installed 556 bird feeders!

Case studies

[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

Nature’s Calendar

September: Hedges, Fruits & Seeds
October: Acorns and other seeds
November: Trees’ Leaves
December: Winter Birds
January: Preparing for Nature’s Reawakening
February: Frogspawn and Amphibians
March: Pollination
April: Spring Arrivals
May: Exploring and Enjoying Nature on your Doorstep

Videos

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.