MONAGHAN IS WILD – NATURE GETS NOTICED IN MONAGHAN FOR BIODIVERSITY WEEK

6 June 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Monaghan Tidy Towns and the Irish Wildlife Trust organised a nature trek around the town environs last Saturday and would like to thank the adults and children who came along to take part.
The trek was another in a series of outings organised this year to help promote the idea of Monaghan as a “Biodiversity Town” where nature is understood and appreciated. Ecologist Billy Flynn of Flynn Furney Ecologists led the way on a trek that led through St Davnets grounds, Peters Lake and the Ulster Canal Park.
Trees, bird song and wild flowers were identified with the help of identification keys and the importance of plants that are good pollinators was outlined.
Along the way the …
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