We’d love to see you visit Lough Ennell on Saturday 3rd February to celebrate with us World Wetlands Day to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet.
The walk and talk will be led by two local experts – George Smith (Botanist) and Gordon Wycherley (Birdwatch Westmeath).
Lough Ennell is an important site for nature conservation in Westmeath and is designated a Special Area of Conservation, a Special Protection Area and a Ramsar Site. Lough Ennell is a haven for wildlife and the lake and fringing wetland habitats support a great biodiversity.
Meeting point: Lilliput Car Park 53°26’51.3″N 7°26’06.0″W
The walk will take 2 hours depending on the weather and you should dress appropriately for conditions! Walk distances will be short and the walking will not be strenuous, but if feasible we may venture off the track and if we do you should wear suitable waterproofs and footwear!