Email problems fixed!

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Email has now been fixed. We are currently experiencing difficulties with our wwreducation@housing.gov.ie email and are not receiving any messages. If you need to contact the Reserve please call the main telephone number. Thank you.

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Summer worksheet

Summer in Ireland 2021 leaflet front cover

Under the Activities menu at the top of the page you'll find a new downloadable sheet for the children. Print it out, fold it down and carry it with you wherever you go in Ireland this summer.

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The Bird Hides are now open

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The Pat Walsh and Pumphouse bird hides at the Wexford Wildfowl reserve have re-opened (in line with Government national guidance). The bird hides are now open from 9.30am to 4.30pm. Wear a face mask One person at a time within hide Wipe down surfaces and touch points before and after use, use hand sanitiser (please bring your own supplies, as supplies in the bird hide cannot be guaranteed) Use of the bird hide is at your own risk

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Contact

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Our main email account, wwr.education@housing.gov.ie, has been down for the past 3 weeks and we are unable to check for any messages. If you wish to contact the Reserve, please message our facebook or instagram account, phone the relevant Ranger, or leave a message on the Centre answerphone. Thanks.

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Greenland White-fronted geese

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The Greenland White-fronts have started heading back to their breeding grounds after building up their body fat over the winter here in Wexford. By the second week of April it is expected that all the geese will have left. Once data has been collated from this season, we hope to put the information up here on the site and on facebook.

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Halloween

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Check out our latest page under the Activities menu. A spooky halloween nature hunt to get you out and about, in your 5km of course! Learn some facts along the way as well and have fun! Or try the halloween quiz and wordsearch.

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Weather warning

Status Yellow Wind Warning - Met Eireann

          Please do not enter the Raven Wood Nature Reserve tomorrow due to a yellow wind warning. Once the wind has abated, staff will need to enter the woods to check for fallen trees and loose branches, so for your own safety, please do not walk through the woods.

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New Raven trail map

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A new trail map has just been installed at the Raven Nature Reserve in Wexford. It promotes the main stone trail of just under 7km which goes through the forest adjoining Curracloe beach and the Slob lands of the Wexford Wildfowl Reserve. The trail has a minimal gradient, with seating areas provided along the route, and is marked by red waymarking arrows. The Raven wood covers approximately 600 acres of land and is a Special Area of Conservation for its...

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The Reserve remains closed

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The Reserve, Visitor Centre, hides and car park all remain closed at this time. We currently have no date for our reopening but will inform you as soon as we have any firm details. Staff are still working, on and off site, and can be contacted by email, mobile or through our facebook page.

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