NatureCubsIreland delivers Group workshops for 3rd Level Groups,Scout Groups, Festivals, Local Authorities, Community Groups like Tidy Towns, Special Needs Groups, Business Team-Building events and Summer Projects.
Due to new Covid 19 restrictions, workshops can be conducted virtually via Zoom, or pre-recorded to be watched by Group participants in their own homes. Snippets of examples of NatureCubsIreland pre-recorded videos can be found at the NatureCubsIreland YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=naturecubsirela
Subjects vary depending on the audience and its requirements.
Typical workshops for community groups like Tidy Towns and Residents’ Associations are:
- ‘Citizen Science; how do I get involved?’
- ‘All-Ireland Pollinator Plan and how to develop a nectar patch for pollinators’
- Developing a ‘Bee route’
- Producing a Community Biodiversity Action Plan
- ‘Tidy towns Wildlife Category; how do we get started’
- ‘How to survey biodiversity in your neighbourhood’
- ‘Creating a habitat map and learning some basic wildlife recording skills’
- Dublin Bay Biosphere; what’s it all about?
- What’s in our local public park?
Typical workshops for Scout Groups, summer projects and festivals are:
- ‘Wildlife Detective; how to recognise wild animal tracks and trails’
- ‘Pond dipping’
- ‘Beach combing; what’s this on the beach?’
- ‘Bat talk and walk in our local park’
- Wildlife crafts
- Nature Trail of local area
We work with 3rd Level institutions assisting them in surveying and developing Habitat Management Plans and Biodiversity Action Plans for their college.
Workshops can range from 1 hour to 3 hours long, depending on the need of the Group and whether they are virtual or in person. Participants are given a Resource Pack with practical information and links to resources.
We can tailor any workshop for special needs groups.
Previous Festivals we have worked with:
- Dublin City Festival of Curiosity Virtual Workshops 2020
- Dublin City Festival of Curiosity 2019
- Dublin City Festival of Curiosity 2020 (virtual workshops)
- Fleadh Ceoil na hEireann 2019 (Wildlife Detective in local cemetery!)
- Hill of Tara Wild Child Event 2019
- Booterstown Youth Group 2019 (‘Plastic Pollution’ workshop and local Nature Trail)
- Culture Date with Dublin 8 2019
Community Groups we have worked with:
- Blessington Tidy Towns (Bee Route)
- Julianstown Tidy Towns and Community Groups
- Kells Tidy Towns and Community Groups
- Longwood Tidy Towns and Community Groups
- Ráth Chairn Tidy Towns and Community Groups
- Ratoath Tidy Towns and Community Groups
- Slane Tidy Towns and Community Groups
- Stamullen Tidy Towns and Community Groups
- Trim Tidy Towns Group
Please contact us to see how we can provide a workshop that meets your needs.