Wednesday, February 27, 2013

NATIONAL TREE WEEK 2013

NATIONAL TREE WEEK 2013 - "Seachtain Náisiúnta na gCrann” “A Feast of Trees” “Féile Na gCrann” National Tree Week will take place from 3rd to 9th March 2013.

Meath County Council will be distributing bare root saplings to community groups, voluntary groups, schools, etc.(not suitable for most housing estates). to mark the occasion. These include beech, rowan, alder and oak.

If you would like some of these saplings, please contact Peter Brady, Environmental Awareness Officer in Meath County Council at pbrady@meathcoco.ie to register your interest.

The saplings will be distributed on Tuesday March 5th 2013 at Kells Recycling Centre, Lloyd Business Park from 11am – 1pm.

You might consider taking a walk in one of the many amenities in Meath during this week and enjoy the many varieties of trees----Balrath Woods (near Kentstown), Dalgan Park (Navan), Littlewoods in Slane (on Collon Road), Ramparts in Navan, Loughcrew Gardens in Oldcastle, Canal Walk in Enfield.

Two guided walks will take place in Dalgan Park, Navan on Saturday 9th March, 2013 hosted by Mr. Gerard Clarke (Columban Fathers and Crann Ireland). Walks will be at 11.00 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. Light Refreshments after walks.

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