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Birds fly high in the sky, make a new home for them in your garden!

Posted on: 11th February 2017

Join the Ring of Gullion team and Ulster Wildlife for a nest box building workshop on Saturday 11th February 2.00pm-4.00pm as part of National Nest Box Week. The workshop will be provided in the Pastoral Centre, Jonesborough. Attendees will get a chance to make their very own nest box to bring home and use in the hopes of encouraging more birds in their garden.

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Learn about the Better Side of the Forkhill River

Posted on: 4th February 2017

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council through the Ring of Gullion Partnership have joined forces with the River Restoration Centre in the UK to provide a one day practical workshop in the Forkhill Women’s Resource Centre on Saturday 4th February. The workshop is funded by the Esmée Fairbairn foundation, and primarily aimed at community groups and volunteers.

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Shared Waters, Shared Landscape Project- Test your soil and save money!

Posted on: 2nd February 2017

A partnership between Mullaghbane and Cullyhanna Community Association, Dundalk Institute of Technology’s Centre for Freshwater and Environmental Studies, Ulster Farmer’s Union, Coomhola Salmon Trust Ltd. Newry Mourne and Down District Council’s Ring of Gullion Partnership and Woodland Trust has received funding from the Northern Ireland’s Environment Agency’s Challenge Fund. As part of the project landowners with land running alongside the Forkhill River and around lakes in Cullyhanna can sign up to get free soil samples.

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Applicants advised to prepare for Environmental Farming Scheme

Posted on: 31st January 2017

Agriculture Minister Michelle McIlveen has announced a series of information events will take place in preparation for the Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) which is due to open at the end of February. Miss McIlveen said: “The multi-million pound Environmental Farming Scheme is an important part of our agricultural agenda. The aim of the scheme is to restore, preserve and enhance biodiversity, improve water quality and mitigate climate change.”

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Camlough Heritage Trail Launched

Posted on: 6th January 2017

Many people pass through Camlough without realising the history written in its streets and back lanes. But no longer will these tales remain untold as a project revealing an enthralling glimpse of the architecture, heritage and fascinating characters that help to tell Camlough’s story is launched today.

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