New Nesting Habitat Created for Local Black Guillemots

The black guillemot or 'tystie' is one of our most charismatic birds with important populations breeding along our Coastlines.  Much of our local population breeds around the northern coast and their distribution is largely determined by the … [Read more...]

A ‘Quacking’ Time at Glynn Station Birdwatch

A Birdwatch event is being held at Glynn Halt on the Larne Line on Saturday 20th December from 11am to 1pm. The event has been organised in partnership with Translink. The event is open to all whether this if your first time bird watching or you … [Read more...]

Biodiversity Summer School

The Biodiversity Summer School is a FREE outdoor event that will give families the opportunity to take part in fun biodiversity projects such as pond dipping, mini-beast hunts and bird box building. Learn about the natural world through a variety of … [Read more...]

Get stuck in this weekend at CKS community centre

As part of the Hedgerows Grow West project, Omagh District Council are teaming up with the CKS community and The Conservation Volunteers to offer a FREE training day in hedgerow planting and management. Come along to the CKS community centre in … [Read more...]

Hedgelaying Workshop in Newtownabbey

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We Need Your Christmas Trees!

It might seem that Christmas has only just past – but your real Christmas Tree could be used for another purpose in January 2014! An exciting project is underway to improve the Six Mile Water within the park in Ballyclare. Sections of the river bank … [Read more...]

Things to Do with Blackberries

Wednesday 18th September 10am – 1pm £10 Museum at the Mill Forage Ireland (Mary and Dermot) We'll be making blackberry coulis, blackberry jelly and blackberry pancakes, and go for a wee walk around the glen to see if we … [Read more...]

Get Outdoors Weekend

Join the Woodland Trust and Newtownabbey Borough Council on Sunday 22nd September at 12noon - 3pm to explore Carnmoney Hill! Part of the Get Outdoors Weekend! … [Read more...]

Newtownabbey Green Volunteers!

Join the park wardens on the 3rd Saturday of evey month to get involved in local projects. Next activity - 21st Setpember, MCS Beachwatch Big Weekend, Jordanstown Loughshore Park, Newtownabbey from 3pm - 5pm. For more information please contact … [Read more...]

Mossley Mill Environmental Education Centre

Mossley Primary School have been enjoying the beautiful weather this week by taking part in an eco-adventure at Mossley Mill. A short walk from their school, Mossley Mill provides the perfect location for investigating local biodiversity. … [Read more...]