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Invasive Alien Species

Derry City and Strabane District Council have been working with a range of partners to raise awareness, understanding and action of invasive alien species. Invasive alien species are species that have been (un)intentionally introduced into Northern Ireland from around the world. They are the second largest threat to biodiversity worldwide as they compete for habitat space, can change food supply, … [Read More...]

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Biodiversity Halloween Autumn Event…

Biodiversity Halloween Autumn Event – Come in your best festive fancy dress and enjoy  15 spaces available. Please note places will be confirmed in writing when registration forms are returned If you require additional information please contact, Events Student 028 92509551 Events.student@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk  

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The Burn Walk

The Burn Walk

This Woodland Trust site, with 1 ha of mixed woodland, was planted in 1999, as part of the ‘Woods On Your Doorstep’ community woodland creation. […]

St Columb’s Park

St Columb’s Park

A diverse historic parkland with mature woodland and sports amenities, which is connected with the city centre by the Peace Bridge. This site supports red […]

Prehen Wood

Prehen Wood

This Woodland Trust site is situated off the A5 Victoria Road, opposite the Everglades Hotel. It is a semi-natural ancient woodland, dominated by beech trees […]

Moor Lough

Moor Lough

This 16 ha upland mesotrophic lake, is surrounded by upland peat and provides recreational facilities for walkers, cyclists and anglers.

Lough Corr ASSI

Lough Corr ASSI

A diverse upland wetland, situated on the eastern slopes of Bolaght Mountain, with good quality fen, swamp and freshwater communities. Lough Corr is a mesotrophic […]

Creggan Country Park

Creggan Country Park

Creggan Country Park is a recreation, education and training facility, characterised by three reservoirs, which are surrounded by mixed woodland, hedgerows and species rich wet […]

Claudy Country Park

Claudy Country Park

A mature woodland park with walks along the River Faughan. This site has a biodiversity trail, highlighting key habitats and species recorded on site.

Brooke Park

Brooke Park

A beautiful, historic park with open spaces and very old parkland trees inside old walls.

Bay Road Park

Bay Road Park

Bay Road Park, a Derry City flagship park is valuable to the people and visitors of Derry as an open space and for the wildlife […]