Tralee Bay Wetlands To Host Events During Science Week

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TRALEE Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park is preparing for a very busy Science Week which takes place from November 10-17.

Science Week 2019 will focus on climate action, seeking to help people understand climate change, how science and technology can help us create a positive climate future and the impact we as individuals can have on climate change.

Science week will commence at the Wetlands on Sunday with a free public talk on ‘Climate Change & Bees’.

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This event is suitable for all ages, children & adults and attendees will learn more about the issues climate change present, how we as individuals are affecting our climate and what Ireland as a country is hoping to do and achieve to try reduce these effects.Itwill also look closely on the effects climate change is having on our native bee population and biodiversity.

It will be jointly presented by Alan Balfe, centre wildlife officer and educational co-ordinator and Ger Scollard, Irish Wildlife Trust, Kerry Branch. This event will be hosted at Tralee Bay Wetlands centre exhibition room, and will commence at 2pm.

If you miss Sunday’s event, the centre will also host a second free public event entitled ‘Waste & Wildlife’ at 4pm on Tuesday, November 12.

This event will look at and discuss how an increase of waste is adversely affecting our native biodiversity.  This event will look at what can we do as individuals to protect our biodiversity, and also take a look at ways other countries are dealing with this issue.

Again this event will be jointly presented by Alan Balfe, centre wildlife officer & educational co-ordinator & Ger Scollard, Irish Wildlife Trust, Kerry Branch. For more information on programmes and or activities visit

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