National Biodiversity Week 2017

Experience the living Mayo, because Mayo is always on the move !


May 2017

Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre will celebrate the 2017 National Biodiversity Week holding some free special events.

Mayo’s incredible biodiversity is a treasure to preserve, many interesting and exciting species live here including the smallest insects and rarest Irish plants and some of the largest animals alive: the basking shark and whales.

On Saturday 20th May there will be a guided stroll across Ballycroy National Park. Participants will learn more about the biodiversity of the Park and the blanket bog. Meeting in The Reception at 2.30pm. The event will last until 3.30pm and is suitable for all ages.

On Sunday 21st May the Park guides will lead participants on a journey across Bellacragher Bay near Mulranny and Ballycroy. Meeting at Claggan Mt. Coastal Trail at 2.30pm.

On Saturday 27th May participants will join the park guides searching for wildlife in the Park and will experience their nature detective skills and special wildlife surveying equipment. Meeting in the Reception at 2.30pm.