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Highlights of 2022 at Wildacres

Highlights of 2022 at Wildacres

  What a year 2022 was! After working hard on the land restoring habitats for the previous four years, we finally opened in March 2022 for private and scheduled, tours and workshops, for individuals, community groups and corporates. The feedback has been...

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TIGER SPOTTED AT WILDACRES!

TIGER SPOTTED AT WILDACRES!

  Well, technically it is!  Though albeit of the moth variety!! During the summer we deployed our Actinic light moth trap to monitor moth species at Wildacres. We were both thrilled and astounded at the results we achieved. The quantities and variety of moths...

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Bats In Our Belfry!

Bats In Our Belfry!

  Well, they would be in our Belfry if we had a Belfry! Though we are just as happy to report they are present and flitting around in good numbers on Wildacres Nature Reserve.   Even more heartening is the fact we have had confirmed that we have eight of our...

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10,000 Native Trees and Shrubs planted

10,000 Native Trees and Shrubs planted

10,000 NATIVE TREES & SHRUBS PLANTED. We think it is something worth shouting about. We have reached this milestone with the help of our excellent foresters who planted two thirds of the trees and shrubs, and we have planted the balance ourselves.     It was...

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New Wildlife Pond at Wildacres

New Wildlife Pond at Wildacres

  WETLANDS.  Wetlands have a chequered history in Ireland and are often looked on as poor, or what would be classed as "non productive" or "marginal" land. That is of course from a human perspective, where the land is often viewed from a food production or a...

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Woodpeckers breed at Wildacres

Woodpeckers breed at Wildacres

  We were thrilled to recently spot our only native woodpecker, The Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major. This once native fascinating bird was absent from the Irish countryside for hundreds of years, but recently has recolonized parts of the east coast,...

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Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

We are delighted to have been awarded a place on the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland .Ideas Academy 2020. We participated in this innovative course, connecting with other social entrepreneurs and learning from established Social Enterprises that are making significant...

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