Category: Nature

Pink Wax Cap

7 Fungi Facts

7 Fun facts about fungi! Fungus, plural fungi, is any member of the group of about 144,000 known eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Fungi, which includes yeasts, rusts, smuts, mildews, molds, and mushrooms. 
They are found in just about any habitat but most live on the land, mainly in soil or on plant material, and they come in all shapes and sizes.  Some also live in the sea or in fresh water.

Marine Conservation and Disturbance

Marine Conservation and Disturbance

The waters around NI are full of a rich array of marine wildlife including dolphins, sharks, seals, jellyfish and much more. We have eleven species

Source to Tap - Livestock fencing to exclude cattle from watercourse, limiting sediment

Nature 2030 Case Studies -Source to Tap

Source to Tap is an innovative, exciting, cross-border partnership project with the objective of developing sustainable solutions for the protection of rivers and lakes on the River Derg and River Erne, which are the main sources of our shared drinking water.

Raised bog

Nature 2030 Case Studies – Raised bog restoration

Most of the remaining raised bogs in Northern Ireland, even those in protected sites, are losing water through drains. Learn about the bog restoration actions Ulster Wildlife are taking with the aim of keeping bogs saturated, protecting biodiversity and ensuring carbon retention.

Nature Positive 2030

The Nature Positive 2030 Report sets out how the UK can meet its commitments in the Leaders’ Pledge for Nature, and ensure that nature’s recovery plays a critical role in our path to Net Zero.

Let's break a world record!

Commit to take climate action and be part of the largest global effort to set the Guinness World Records Title for the most people pledging climate action in one month. Can we count you in too?