Natterjack Toad Walk and Talk in conjunction with Irish Wildlife Trust Kerry

Castlegregory Golf Club Castlegregory, Castlegregory, Kerry

As we are currently in Natterjack Toad breeding season, we hope to spot the nocturnal toads in action during this night-time walk. Thanks to the Castlegregory Golf Club for allowing this walk at the golf links and to MTU Wildlife Biology final-year student Olly Lynch. Free event but numbers are limited so booking essential. Book by […]

Ponds in Conservation  

Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco and Activity Park Tralee, Tralee, Kerry, Ireland

A fun and accessible introduction to pond habitats. Discovering what lives there and tips on how you can create them at home. Free event but please register via link below.  

Derrynane Rockpool Explorer

Derrynane Derrynane House, Derrynane, Kerry, Ireland

Outdoor workshop... Rock pool Explorer with Vincent Hyland of Wild Derrynane. Discover the fascinating near inshore wildlife of Derrynane's rock pools. Free tour. No booking necessary. Meet at Derrynane House main car park.  

A Mind For Our Times: The Living Legacy of John Moriarty

Killarney House Killarney, Muckross Road, Kerry, Ireland

Join Dr. Kevin J. Power, lecturer in philosophy of mind, environmental ethics, philosophy of death and dying, as he discusses the complex yet captivating message of John Moriarty who weaves ecology, spirituality, philosophy, myth and folklore. A native of Moyvane but living the last years of his life in Coolies, Mangerton, John Moriarty’s time spent […]

Farmyard BioBlitz

Join us and help record wildlife on a farm in the Kerry Biosphere Come along and join us in counting plants, animals and insects on a farm in the Kerry Biosphere. A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period […]

Bioblitz: Moths, Bugs and Flowers

Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco and Activity Park Tralee, Tralee, Kerry, Ireland

This is a family friendly event facilitated by BEC ecologist Jessica Hamilton and will be an easy introduction to the identification of moths, terrestrial insects and plants. Wear appropriate outdoor clothes and footwear. Free event but please register at the link below.

Learn how to draw a Fossil

Kerry County Museum Denny Street, Tralee, Kerry, Ireland

Celebrate Biodiversity Week and National Drawing Day and learn how to draw a fossil with artist Hazel Ramsay. You can learn all about fossils in Kerry and even win a family ticket to Kerry County Museum and the Aqua Dome. Simply drop into the Kerry County Museum in Tralee any time between 10:00am and 4:00pm […]

Maharees Wildflower Walk

Béal Geal (Blue Flag Beach car park) Maharres, Maharees, Kerry, Ireland

Enjoy a guided tour of our beautiful sand dune wildflowers at Maharees with wildlife biologist Ciara Dolan. Using hand lenses and species spotter sheets funded by Kerry County Council, learn to identify our coastal flowers in bloom during May. Free event but numbers are limited so booking essential. Book by either emailing OR by sending a private […]

Explorers Kraken Beach Event

Inny Strand Smugglers Inn Restaurant, Water, Kerry, Ireland

Free, family fun Kraken Beach Event with lots of prizes to be won! Join Sea Synergy on the beach to create sand sculptures of the mythical giant Kraken, go on treasure hunts and mini litter picks to celebrate European Maritime Day. All ages of children and adult welcome! Funded by the Marine Institute. The event is […]

Wildflowers of Castlecountess

Castlecountess Dan Spring Road, Tralee, Ireland

Since 2020 the green area between Dan Spring Road and Castlecountess has been managed for biodiversity with the main region only mowing in Autumn.  In 2021, some of the green space was mapped and over 40 different types of wildflowers were identified. This event aims to take a leisurely wander around Castlecountess and Castle Demesne […]

Maharees Bird Walk 

Kilshannig Kilshannig, Maharees, Kerry, Ireland

Witness the amazing array of bird species that depend on the Special Protection Area and Special Area of Conservation around Maharees. With binoculars funded by Kerry ETB - learn to identify the bird species without having to get too close! Free event but numbers are limited so booking essential. Book by either emailing OR by sending a […]

Family woodland biodiversity in Killaclohane Forest

Killaclohane Forest Castlemaine, Castlemaine, Kerry, Ireland

Family woodland session in Killaclohane Coillte Forest, near Castlemaine; a fun look at the biodiversity (trees, plants, insects and animals) and some nature play! Supported by Kerry County Council and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Free to attend but booking essential please!  See link below.