CANCELLED BAD WEATHER Big Beach Biodiversity Survey

White Strand Over-the-water, Caherciveen, Ireland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER Would you like to learn how to survey your local sandy beach? LIVE is looking for volunteers to join us as we conduct a survey to record bivalve shells and other flotsam cast up on the tide of your local Iveragh beaches!   While our sandy beaches […]

Wildflower Walk

Kilflynn Nature Garden Ballyconnell, Kilflynn, Kerry, Ireland

A walk around the garden with Medical Herbalist, Christine Best, looking at the flora and discussing their uses, properties and importance in the ecosystem. The walk is free but any donations towards the Garden would be appreciated. The grass pathways are uneven and may not be suitable for wheelchairs etc. More details and registration at […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]