Reminder Sunday 7th October meeting 11am in the Mealagh. Valley near Bantry as part of a local community event for Trails Day. It will be a gentle 3km woodland nature walk aimed mostly at families. For further details contact Katriona on 0872106373.
IWT EVENT CORK – SIGN UP AND WE ARE LOOKING FOR A FEW VOLUNTEERS TO HELP OUT ON THE DAY WITH THE ORGANISATION.
Join one of Ireland’s foremost wildlife photographers, Mike Brown for a masterclass in wildlife photography this November. Mike is a multi-award winning photographer and is remembered for his RTE show ‘Wild Trials’ and his books ‘Ireland’s Wildlife’, ‘Images of Irish Nature’ and ‘Wild Water – Wild Light’.
This workshop will take place in the Clarion Hotel in Cork city and is being held in association with Canon as part of the Irish Wildlife Photography Award.
Anybody can come along, you don’t need any equipment and you don’t need to be an IWT member. Best of all it is free of charge. You do need to register in advance however as numbers are strictly limited.
To register please email firstname.lastname@example.org giving your full name.
Also topical is the Badger Cull and a note from our chair.
Please see this link from yesterdays paper http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/letters/2012/0919/1224324160787.html
With the news from Northern Ireland this summer, and the launch of a high-profile, culling programme in the UK, there is quite a bit of momentum behind this now.
We still need lots of people to sign our petition so please do what you can to get people to sign http://www.change.org/petitions/irish-petition-against-badger-cull-to-minister-for-agriculture-simon-coveney-stop-badger-culling-in-ireland.