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World Bee Day

As World Bee Day, May 20th, approaches, new research shows Irish Bumblebee populations are still in decline The All-Ireland Bumblebee Monitoring Scheme, coordinated by Dr Tomás Murray, Senior Ecologist at the National Biodiversity Data Centre, has revealed marked losses in our native bumblebee species. The bumblebee populations recorded in 2017 were the lowest they’ve been …

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Heritage Week

Heritage Week Event Registration Opens on 1st May 2018   Heritage Week Event Registration opens on 1 May 2018No Images? Click  hereEvent Registration will open on Tuesday 1 May for Heritage Week  2018.Registration for the printed event guide will close on 31 May while event registration for the website listings will remain open until August. The …

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National Biodiversity Week 19th – 27th MAY

National Biodiversity Week is nearly here.  Running from the 19th to the 27th of May, why not tag along with the National Biodiversity Data Centre who are running events throughout the week.   The week is a celebration of Ireland’s biodiversity which supports International Day for Biological Diversity taking place on the 22nd of May …

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Local Resident Supporting National Pollinator Plan

A Ferbane Local Resident has dedicated a corner of his land to Wildlife; in support of the National Pollinator Plan..   This Ballyclare landowner has provided a perfect example of how to aid bees and insects to flourish and pollinate in a natural wildlife meadow environment..  His patch of land has been allowed to grow …

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Uses for Vinegar

Uses for Vinegar – Please use caution! There are many types of vinegar. The most popular type is apple cider vinegar. It is usually a mixture of apple cider, vinegar and water reduced to five percent acidity for more uniform pickling and table strength. Pickling vinegars may go up to 18 percent acidity. Generally, the …

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