Visitor Centre phone

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We do not currently have a phone number down at the Visitor Centre due to an ongoing switch over. Ranger mobile numbers are still in operation as are all email addresses. Once we have a new number it will be posted on here, facebook and instagram.

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Storm Barra

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Please note that during the orange and yellow weather warnings, the Raven Nature Reserve and Wexford Wildfowl Reserve and surroundings are closed to the public.

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IT works

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Just to let everyone know that during our IT migration from Friday 12th November to Monday 15th November, staff will be uncontactable by phone and email. All landline numbers will be changed during this period and we will publish the main Visitor Centre number once it is in operation.

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Pumphouse Hide

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The Pumphouse Hide has now been closed for safety reasons. The Pat Walsh hide remains open to the public every day from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

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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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Easter

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Check out the Easter quiz and wordsearch under the activities menu at the top of the screen.

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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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