Northern Ireland header image


You are here

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

Community volunteering advice
17 May 2015

Tomato plant seedlings

Spring has well and truly landed and it's time to get out in the garden and get active with two events coming up this week!!

Whether you are sowing wildflowers or planting vegetables, TCV can...

Read more

Planting more trees with Northern Ireland Electricity
15 May 2015

Lots of people at a tree planting event

Over the last year TCV has been working in partnership with Northern Ireland Electricity to create five areas of new woodland around Northern Ireland. In the 2013/14 planting season we planted two areas of trees in Bangor...

Read more

My Natural Communities journey
14 May 2015

Rachel in action

In January 2014, I was appointed as Belfast's Natural Communities Trainee Outreach Officer. A year and a half later, my time as trainee is coming to an end. I have learned an exceptional amount during my placement,...

Read more

Restoring Clandeboye Avenue
13 May 2015

Vegetation being cut back on Clandeboye Avenue

The Conservation Volunteers have been working to restore a key section of the historic Clandeboye Avenue between Helens bay railway station and the Car Park at Helen's Bay Beach.

This project follows initial...

Read more

TCV scoops another top award at Garden Show Ireland
12 May 2015

TCV's Ivan meets Monty Don at Garden Show Ireland 2015

A garden designed and built by TCV has won an award at the Garden Show Ireland, at Antrim Castle Gardens.

The garden won the 'Best Interpretation of Theme' with the creative use of old fence posts upcycled...

Read more