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Up to date news and stories from The Conservation Volunteers in Northern Ireland.

New Growth for Mater Green Gym
26 April 2013

Green Gym members sowing seeds

After the winter months, the Mater Green Gym project has restarted this spring and the group have kick-started the growing season by...

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Dromore Helps Make Windows Beautiful
25 April 2013

Participants in Dromore and their new window boxes

Dromore In Action held a 'Making a Window box' workshop recently in the Town Hall.

Pictured are the participants with Jenny McGetrick (& Molly the dog) from The Conservation Volunteers.


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A Puddle or a Pond?
24 April 2013

The newly tidied pond

Spring has sprung a little late this year but the frogs are making up for lost time and proving that size doesn't really matter when it comes to creating a habitat for spawning.

The children of St Patrick's...

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The Heart of Natural Communities
22 April 2013

Karen at work

Spring has finally arrived!! Along with it have come new opportunities and exciting times!

My first month with The Conservation Volunteers has gone by so quickly, they have been keeping me busy!  Since the...

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Inchmarlo's New Outdoor Study Space
17 April 2013

The finished garden complete with snow!

Our Belfast Conservation Action Team completed a small garden area at Inchmarlo Prepatory School in South Belfast recently.

This involved clearing the ground of grass and weeds before lining the area with mulch-...

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