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Biodiversity Projects

Watch This Space

Belfast City Council have teamed up with the Ulster Wildlife Trust (UWT) to create Watch This Space, a project which encourages children and their buy imitrex nasal spray online families to enjoy their local parks to develop their knowledge of biodiversity. Activities include mini-beast hunts, tree planting, seed collection, games and crafts and bird identification. Resources for … [Read More...]

Hedgerow Hopes

Species-rich hedgerows are important to us as well as to our wildlife.  They are of historical importance often marking townland or estate boundaries.  They also: provide colour, shelter and food, act as stock barriers, and prevent soil erosion. Unfortunately, many of our native hedgerows have lost a lot of these benefits due to neglect or mismanagement.  Belfast City, Antrim, … [Read More...]

Biodiversity Recording

Biodiversity Games

We want you to help Belfast go for buy flagyl online ireland gold in the Biodiversity Games – the buy flagyl online ireland sport of spotting wildlife! The games will take place throughout buy flagyl online ireland 2013 and will be themed around the following three areas: garden wildlife bats moths and butterflies. To get involved, simply come along any buy flagyl online ireland … [Read More...]

Autumn Hedgerow Forage – Hedgerow Hopes Event

21st September 10.30am – 1pm Join us foraging through the Lagan Valley Regional Park and discover the bounty of hedgerows in Autumn.  Meet in the Lockview car park, Stranmillis at 10.30 am. Booking buylexaprousa.com Required. Contact Belfast City Council. Tel 028 9032 0202 ext 6652. The Hedgerow Hopes project is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund … [Read More...]

Wild about Wildlife – Biodiversity Games Event

17 August 10am – 2pm Come along to our interactive family fun day at the Ulster Hall and learn about our local amazing wildlife.  There will be art and craft activities and environmental organisations on hand to tell you all about moths and butterflies, birds, trees and plants.  We will also be screening “A Bugs Life” For adults there will be talks and practical workshops to learn how to … [Read More...]

Bat Relay – Biodiversity Games Event

6 August 8pm – 10.30pm Join us for a bat walk and talk where our bat expert will relay her knowledge. There will be a talk in Malone House to start and then a walk through the park and along the Lagan to search for bats.  Bring along a torch.  Some bat detectors will be available for use. Meet at Malone House. Booking required. Contact Belfast City Council. Tel 028 9032 0202 ext 6652. The … [Read More...]

Foraging talk and tasting session – Hedgerow Hopes Event

5 June 1pm – 2pm Come along to our lunchtime interactive talk at the Ulster Hall and we will show you how to identify and cook with wild plants.  Discover what to do with wild garlic, rosehips, elderflowers and berries.  We’ll suggest some recipes to get you started and there will be small tasting sessions to whet your appetite. To book contact 028 9033 4475 or email … [Read More...]

Spring Forage – Hedgerow Hopes Event

27 April 2pm – 4.30pm Join us foraging at Cave Hill and discover the natural Spring bounty.  Learn how to use and cook with plants such as wild garlic and spring greens.  Meet at Belfast Castle, at 2pm. Booking required. Contact Belfast City Council. Tel 028 9032 0202 ext 6652. The Hedgerow Hopes project is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund … [Read More...]

Hazelwood Woodland Management Project

Hazelwood is an important area of hazel woodland on the slopes of Cave Hill.  It was designated a Local Nature Reserve in 1991.  The site is threatened by Sycamore, an invasive non-native species. Belfast City Council, in partnership with Conservation Volunteers Northern Ireland have undertaken extensive management including: removal of mature sycamore, planting of … [Read More...]

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Waterworks

Waterworks

The Waterworks contains two ponds, an upper and lower basin, constructed in the 1840s to serve as reservoirs.  In fact they only supplied Belfast with […]

Victoria Park

Victoria Park

Victoria Park is a municipal park which opened in 1906.  The park is excellent for wildlife due to its proximity to tidal estuaries and the […]

Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park

Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park

Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park is a large park on the southern outskirts of Belfast. The estate was bequeathed to Belfast by Lady Dixon […]

Lagan Towpath

Lagan Towpath

The Lagan towpath runs alongside the River Lagan and the former canal between Stranmillis and Lisburn – a distance of almost 15 kilometres.  Along the […]

Lagan Meadows Local Nature Reserve

Lagan Meadows Local Nature Reserve

Lagan Meadows was the source of Belfast’s first piped water supply over 200 years ago. The spring at Lester’s Dam, which provided the water, still […]

Hazelwood Local Nature Reserve

Hazelwood Local Nature Reserve

Hazelwood is a Local Nature Reserve on the steep slopes of Cave Hill above Belfast Zoo and the Antrim Road.  It contains what is probably […]

Divis Mountain

Divis Mountain

Divis Mountain is the highest of the Belfast Hills, some 480 metres above sea level, and is perhaps best known for the mast that rises […]

Cave Hill Country Park

Cave Hill Country Park

Cave Hill Country Park is one of the most frequented regions of the Belfast Hills.  Visitors can ramble across the upland heath between Hazelwood and […]

Bog Meadows

Bog Meadows

Bog Meadows comprises the 16 remaining hectares of the Blackstaff River flood plains, and is therefore of historical significance.  Despite its position, wedged between Falls […]

Belvoir Forest Park

Belvoir Forest Park

Belvoir Forest Park, the largest forest on the outskirts of the city, was opened in 1961.  It contains a Norman motte and a fourteenth-century, ruined […]

Belfast Harbour Reserve

Belfast Harbour Reserve

The lagoon was formed when an area of the south shore of Belfast Lough was enclosed and infilled with mud dredged from the Lough.  Before […]

Barnett Demesne

Barnett Demesne

Barnett Demesne is a 40-hectare park in south Belfast, bequeathed to the city in 1934.  The estate was originally established in the seventeenth century, but […]