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Duncan Stewart to launch Carn Biodiversity Plan 14.10.21

ECO Carn, a collaborative network formed in 2019 following Inishowen Development Partnerships “EnVision” series, will launch a Biodiversity Plan for Carndonagh 2021 - 2026. The work was funded by The Community Foundation for Ireland, who are supporting communities across Ireland to develop community biodiversity action plans.

Dr. Trish Murphy, from local environmental charity Inishowen Rivers Trust managed an ecological audit of six areas in Carndonagh in collaboration with ecologist Aengus Kennedy, NatureNorthWest and prepared recommendations for future actions based on the findings of the surveys. Administration support for the process was provided by Carn Social Enterprise, Spraoi agus Spórt and managed by the ECO Carn network.

To officially launch the plan, the network is delighted to welcome award-winning architect, environmentalist & film producer/presenter and a familiar face to all, as presenter of RTE’s ‘Eco Eye’ and ‘About the House', Duncan Stewart, as their special guest speaker for the outdoor event at 11am on Monday, October 18th, at Barrack Hill Town Park.
Eco Eye’s Duncan Stewart to officially launch Carndonagh Biodiversity Plan on Monday, October 18th, at Barrack Hill Town Park.
In addition to launching the plan, six local primary schools in Carndonagh will join Duncan in planting Gaisce #BulbsForBees pollinator-friendly bulbs in the park, along with the Barrack Hill Community Garden members. Students from Carndonagh Community School (CCS) were also involved in designing the ECO Carn logo and been an active member of the Eco Carn Group.

Please note booking is required to attend this outdoor event at 11am in Barrack Hill Town Park. To book visit www.eventbrite.ie .

ECO Carn Members include: Spraoi & Sport, Barrack Hill Community Garden, Barrack Hill Town Park Carn GAA, Carn Tidy Town, Carndonagh Scouts, Donegal County Council, Inishowen Environmental Group, Carndonagh Community School, Colgan Hall, Colgan Heritage Group, Carn Men’s Shed, Forest of Carndonagh, Inishowen Development Partnership and local primary schools.

To find out more about ECO Carn check out www.facebook.com or contact Denise or Rachel at IDP denise@inishowen.ie  / rachel@inishowen.ie .
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