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.
It's the Living Earth Festival from May 16th to 24th but obviously this year we can't hold events down at the Centre. If you go to the menu at the top of the page, under activities you'll find a couple of quizzes to test your knowledge. Answers to the mammal quiz will be given next Sunday, at the end of the festival.
Ireland’s National Parks and Nature Reserves remain accessible to the public and have seen an upsurge in visitors in recent days. While the Parks and Reserves remain open, visitor centres and information points are closed on foot of Government measures to combat the spread of Covid-19. The National Parks and Wildllife Service (NPWS) would like to encourage continued enjoyment of these wonderful outdoor resources, but would also like to remind the public of the importance of adhering to current Health...
The Visitor Centre and hides will close today, Thursday 12th March, and will remain closed until further notice. We will post on here and facebook when the Reserve re-opens.
On Tuesday 17th December we had a film crew from RTE filming for a forthcoming episode of Ear to the Ground here at the Reserve and around the North Slob. The weather was extremely bright and dry so certainly showed the surroundings and the birds off really well. We don't have a definite date yet for the airing of the programme but once we do we'll put the information up here and on Facebook.
The Centre will be closed this Sunday 1st December. We apologise for any inconvenience.
On Saturday 9th November there was an article in the Irish Times about the importance of the Wexford Slobs for the Greenland White-fronted geese. It makes a very interesting read but if you didn't see it then here's a link to the article.
This latest newsletter will be the last one before the end of the year and possibly before next March/April. As always, if you have any comments, suggestions or questions then please get in touch either by email or phone. Just click at the bottom of the page to move on to the next. [pdf-embedder url="https://www.wexfordwildfowlreserve.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/single-page-correct-order.pdf" title="single page correct order"]
During Goose Week, as you may have seen from the previous post, we will be having an Open Day to celebrate 50 years of the Wexford Wildfowl Reserve. More details on the flyer below. Come along and help celebrate this milestone, whether you're a frequent or an occasional visitor, or whether you've never been - all are welcome. [pdf-embedder url="https://www.wexfordwildfowlreserve.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/50th-flyer_Layout-1.pdf" title="50th flyer_Layout 1"]
It's nearly October which means it's nearly time for Goose Week. Details of events are listed on the poster below. If you require any further information then please contact the Centre. Some events will require booking and may be weather dependent. [pdf-embedder url="https://www.wexfordwildfowlreserve.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/goose-week-2019-poster.pdf" title="goose week 2019 poster"]