International Biodiversity Day is 22nd May each year.
In 2022, Ireland’s Biodiversity Week took place 13th to 22nd May. Biodiversity Week events for Laois in 2022 included:
Swift Walk and Talk, Stradbally
Tuesday May 17th at 7pm
Ricky Whelan of BirdWatch Ireland gave a talk on Swifts in Laois and plans to conserve these threatened urban birds In Stradbally and across Co Laois. A partnership event between Laois Heritage Office and BirdWatch Ireland supported by the Heritage Council.
Ricky Whelan of BirdWatch Ireland leading a Biodiversity week Swift Walk in Stradbally organised by Laois Heritage Office for Biodiversity Week. Photo Alf Harvey
Wildlife in Buildings Talk
Wednesday May 18th at 8pm, online
Details of all Biodiversity Week events nationwide each year are at the Biodiversity Week website.