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Next MCV Outing – Saturday 22 February 2014


Weather permitting, the next outing of the Mulkear Conservation Volunteers (MCV) will take place on Saturday week, 22 February 2014, from 10.00 to 13.00.

dipper box installation bilboa bridgeInstallation of dipper box in the Upper Mulkear Catchment (Image: Ruairí Ó Conchúir)

The practical conservation work will focus on riparian management work and the installation of dipper boxes and other bird nesting boxes at various High Nature Value (HNV) and High Amenity Value sites along the Mulkear River.

Dipper on the Newport River (Image: Ruairí Ó Conchúir)
Dipper on the Newport River (Image: Ruairí Ó Conchúir)


The fieldwork may also include the installation of an otter holt, tree planting and a general clean up of sites. The conservation outing will also include a discussion on habitat creation.

otter-holt-construction.1.jpgOtter holt installation Upper Catchment (Image: Ruairí Ó Conchúir)

The full details of the outing are as follows:

Date:                           22nd February 2013

Time:                           10.00 to 13.00

Meeting Point:            Mill Bar, Car Park, Annacotty, Co. Limerick

Lifts will be available from the IFI Office, Dock Rd @ 9.30 (sharp). But please make contact to arrange such lifts.


In order to organise numbers please let us know by Thursday (20th February 2014) if you are in a position to attend.


Full details of the Schedule all MCV events in 2014 are available here: MCV 2014 Schedule of Outings

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