Biodiversity Summer School at Ecos Nature Park

Mayor of Mid & East Antrim, Councillor Audrey Wales, gets hands on building biodiversity in the Borough with help from Jacob and Michael Zinny, and Conservation Volunteers Rebecca Stephenson and Chris Wood.
Mayor of Mid & East Antrim, Councillor Audrey Wales, gets hands on building biodiversity in the Borough with help from Jacob and Michael Zinny, and Conservation Volunteers Rebecca Stephenson and Chris Wood.

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council will be hositng a Biodiversity Summer School in Ballymena next month.

The free event aimsto inspire residents to discover more about the incredible species and habitats on their doorstep.

The Biodiversity Summer School will run at the Ecos Nature Park from August 15 to 19, 11am to 1pm.

Mayor Cllr. Audrey Wales, said: “Come along and learn about the natural world through a variety of activities and games. There is no need to book - just turn up to take part whatever your age.

“We are committed to protecting and promoting the biodiversity in the borough and one of the best ways to generate support and understanding of the natural world is to get people to experience the wonders of their local area first-hand. We have some fantastic open spaces in the borough, and a wide range of wildlife, so I would encourage everyone to come along and enjoy these free family events.”