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Final talk – Autumn Talks Series – Glen Wightman – Wed 5 Oct 2011

The final talk in MulkearLIFE’s Autumn Series of Illustrated Talks will take place this Wednesday.

Mr. Glen Wightman will guest speak at 8pm on Wednesday 5th October and his illustrated talk is entitled "MulkearLIFE’s Habitat Restoration Work". Mr. Wightman is Project Officer with MulkearLIFE. His talk will focus on the history of river drainage in the Mulkear catchment and the impact of these works on biodiversity.


Instream Works on the main channel of the Mulkear River – July 2011

Mr. Wightman’s illustrated talk will highlight practical conservation measures undertaken by MulkearLIFE and its project partners Limerick County Council and the Office of Public Works.


Instream Works on the main channel of the Mulkear River – July 2011

His talk will show how these habitat restoration techniques mimic natural river habitats which increases the fish populations while improving the overall biodiversity. His talk should be of interest to all and especially to local anglers and anyone with an interest in Mulkear River and its tributaries.


Completed rubble mat on the main channel of the Mulkear River – July 2011

The talk will be held in the offices of the Inland Fisheries Ireland Office, Dock Road, Limerick, which is a 2-minute drive from Limerick City Centre, with ample free parking in front of the building. The talk will commence at 8.00pm and there is free admission. The IFI offices are located on the ground floor of the office block between the Honda Car Dealership (John Moloney Motors) and McMahons Hardware. Admission to all talks is free of charge and all are welcome. Free parking on site. Directions available here

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Mulkear LIFE, Inland Fisheries Ireland, Ashbourne Business Park, Dock Road, Limerick, Ireland
Phone: +353 (0)61 300 238   Email: limerick@fisheriesireland.ie