Aquatic Plant Project – Ireland
BSBI is running an 'Aquatic Plant Project' across Ireland to improve aquatic plant identification skills and increase recording.
Thanks to funding from the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), we've had more than 20 days of educational fun, with over 80 people getting involved across 15 counties.
There are more field days to come in Northern Ireland, thanks to funding from the Centre for Environmental Data and Recording (CEDaR).
Chris Preston did four days of recording and training.
Cilian Roden ran a training day looking at aquatic species at Cleggan.
Lynda Weekes ran a day for beginners - read about it here.
Nick Stewart ran 18 training and recording days, with more to come.
Dates for September in Northern Ireland
There are still spaces available for eight training and recording days in Northern Ireland, 7 -15 September. Click here for further details and to book your place.
Sat. September 7: Antrim, Toome and Lough Beg
Sun. September 8: Lough Neagh (SE) and Montiaghs
Mon. September 9: Lough Neagh (SW)
Tue. September 10: Lakes of SE Tyrone
Wed. September 11: Lakes of S Armagh
Thur. September 12: Fermanagh. Lower Lough Erne and adjacent lakes to east.
Fri. September 13: bookings closed
Sat. September 14: Fermanagh. Castlecaldwell, Lough Scolban.
Sun. September 15: Fermanagh. Lough Navar Forest Lakes.
For more information contact:
Tel: 087 7782496
Find out more about botany in Ireland - field meetings, local group activity, the Rough Crew etc. - on this page.