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Local environmental grants announced

Sligo County Council Projects which will be grant aided by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment has just been announced.

The grants have been welcomed by Cllr Dara Mulvey (Peace Commissioner).

Eco Advocacy Invasive Species and Diseases and Bio-Diversity loss in Sligo – Identification and Education Workshops on the challenges posed by invasive plant, animal and disease species A.Training, Education and similar Awareness-Raising Initiatives.  €1,200.

Sligo Park(ing) Day Shelly Parklet. To build and install a temporary Parklet in an onstreet carparking space in Sligo town. Training, Education and similar Awareness-Raising Initiatives €800.

Collooney Tidy Towns Community Wildlife Garden Survey to identify suitable area for wildlife garden. Development of Community Areas including Wildlife and Biodiversity €800.

Tireragh Community Support Ltd
. Promoting Biodiversity Walled Garden Restoration Project and educational workshops. Development of Community Areas including Wildlife and Biodiversity  €800.

Leave No Trace Become a Leave No Trace Champion for Sligo! Schools workshops. Training, Education and similar Awareness-Raising Initiatives  €700.00

Karen Webster 'Exploring Biodiversity through Art' Schools workshops A.Training, Education and similar Awareness-Raising Initiatives €700.00

Malgorzata Orlowska Educational Workshop for Energy Flag and Green Schools Schools
workshops.Training, Education and similar Awareness-Raising Initiatives €700.

Waste to Zero Consulting Ltd Education and Awareness in National Schools on Preventing Food Waste at home Schools workshops. Training, Education and similar Awareness-Raising Initiatives €700.

Dromore West Village Enhancement Committee Orville Park - Biodiversity Garden Develop an area specifically for pollinators. Development of Community Areas including Wildlife and Biodiversity €700.

St Mary's Community Orchard.
The Apple Orchard Apiary Community centre of learning and teaching about practical bee-keeping techniques. Development of Community Areas including Wildlife and Biodiversity €700.

Hullabaloo Upcycling Workshops for Primary and Secondary Schools To encourage Primary and Secondary school students to reuse, recycle and upcycle discarded or unwanted items that would otherwise go to waste. Repair, Reuse, Recycling €700.

Drumcliffe Rathcormac Tidy Towns committee Rathcormac Waste Re-use and Water Conservation Awareness Project To increase public awareness of the need to reduce levels of single-use consumer plastics and to find appropriate re-uses for waste material where possible. Repair, Reuse, Recycling  €676.

Benwiskin Centre
Exploring the Wildlife of North Sligo Talk and Walk on the wildlife of North Sligo. Training, Education and similar Awareness-Raising Initiatives €350.