Biodiversity and Traditional Skills Events
Biodiversity Week - Garden Day : Sunday 29th May, 10am to 4pm, at Eve's Orchard, Caher Rice, Feakle, Co.Clare - contact Kes Clarke 086-0571971. It is free but a contribution of 5 euro is requested towards a lunch of fresh garden produce. Participants will learn about development of a woodland garden and orchard as part of a small-holding and will under-plant trees with various shrubs, herbs and wildflowers - all designed to enhance and encourage biodiversity through attraction of pollinating and predatory insects.
Plant Magic : Managing a small-holding with emphasis on biodiversity - 8 days through summer / autumn at Eve's Orchard, Caher Rice, Feakle, Co.Clare. €40 per day (LEADER-subsidised). Next: Saturday 11th June
CELT Summer in the Woods Traditional Skills training - 2nd / 3rd July
Intermediate level : Wood Carving, Wet Felting, Greenwood Crafts, Spinning & Weaving, Nuno Felting. An opportunity for those who have learned the basics to improve their skills.
Also : Family Bushcraft (basic outdoor skills for parent and child working together).
Cost : 80 euro (LEADER subsidised).
NATURAL BUILDING - 11th / 12th June and 25th / 26th June - intermediate level with Saul Mosbacher at Feakle, Co.Clare.
Cost : 80 euro per weekend (LEADER subsidised)
Includes dry-stone construction, cob and cordwood, wattle and daub, basic timber-frame.
BOAT BUILDING - 5 weekends at Bealkelly Wood, Tuamgraney, Co.Clare. 14 / 15 May; 21 / 22 May; 28 / 29 May; 4 / 5 June; 11 / 12 June.
Cost : 60 euro per weekend (LEADER subsidised). Basic carpentry skills required.
All participants are required to hold annual membership of CELT (15 euro / 25 euro family).
Bring own food - some food and refreshments available on site and cooking fire.
Free camping at Bealkelly Wood for 2 / 3 July (arrive Friday 1st if you wish).
On-line booking available or send cheque / PO payable to CELT stating course, dates, contact details.
For further information contact CELT Environmental Education Charity <firstname.lastname@example.org> to Acushla Crafts <email@example.com