Hedge Walk on 12th August

Celebrate Heritage Week with Westmeath County Council and Hedgerows Ireland at a Hedge Walk near Mullingar.

Explore the ecology of hedgerows with ecologist Billy Flynn, who is working on a survey of Hedgerows in the north of Co. Westmeath. Billy will also outline some of the results emerging from his survey work. Mark McDowell from Hedgerows Ireland will discuss hedgerow management including the traditional method of hedge laying.

This event is kindly being hosted by Farming for Nature Ambassador Ger Deegan.

When? 12-1.30 pm on Saturday 12th August 2023.
Where? Rampark, Cooksborough, Cloghan, N91 R126, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.

Registration is not necessary – just arrive on the day!

Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes suitable for the outdoors. Children are welcome if accompanied by a parent/guardian. Please contact info@hedgerows.ie with any other queries regarding access needs.

Thank you to the Westmeath Heritage Office for supporting this event.