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24 Hour Bioblitz

May 26, 2023 @ 3.00pm - May 27, 2023 @ 3.00pm

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Biodiversity Week 2023: A date for your diary!

We are very excited about the Bioblitz organised by Keep Kilkenny Beautiful due to take place on Friday 26 May at 3pm to Saturday 27 May at 3pm in the Castle Park and surrounds.
There will be a variety of events taking place over the course of the 24 hour Bioblitz; a Woodland Walk, a Dusk and Dawn Chorus, a Wild Life Safari and a Bat Walk. Participants will be involved in collection of records of river life, moth species, grassland species and more.
See below for schedule:
Please note there is no booking required for activities except the Bat Walk which takes place at 8:45pm on Friday 26 May (link below)
3.00 pm Launch at Medieval Room
3.30 pm Woodland Walk to River
The Canal
3.30 – 5.30 pm Small Stream Citizen Science. Kick Sampling and invertebrate identification and other flora and fauna identification and recording.
4.00 pm Tree Walk, talk and Identification in the Castle Park
6.00pm Dinner Break
7.30 pm Validation of records
8.45 pm Dusk Chorus and Bat Walk. (Eventbrite…see link below)
11.00 pm Close
4.30 am Dawn Chorus.
6.00 am Moth Trap collection and Identification.
7.30 am Moth release and Breakfast
9.00am. Record Validation.
9.30am Grassland species identification and recording
11.30am Wild Life Safari.
1.00pm Lunch
2.00 pm Last Call for Records
3.00pm Close and debrief
To book the Bat Walk go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bat-walk-tickets-636068286367? (spaces are limited)


May 26, 2023 @ 3.00pm
May 27, 2023 @ 3.00pm


Kilkenny Castle Park
Kilkenny Castle
Kilkenny, Kilkenny R95YRK1 Ireland
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