Protecting Wildlife

Ballykinlar Seal Colony under threat 2010

Local Lecale member Councillor Cadogan Enright has been working with seal biologist Sue Wilson on de...
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EXPOSING MASSIVE FISH KILLS ON QUOILE RIVER AFTER DUP MINISTER SAMMY WILSON DENYS IT

DUP Minister for Environment denied (on the Hansard record) there had been another fish kill on the ...
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2008 Quads crushing the nests of golden plovers at Minerstown – renewed calls for beach bye-laws

Renewed calls were being made for Down Council to speed up the process of Passing Bye Laws to protec...
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1st BYE-LAWS TO PROTECT WILDLIFE ON LOCAL BEACHES 2010

FIRST DRAFT OF BYE-LAWS READY FOR CONSULATION AT MINERSTOWN  see here Bye-laws-for-Minerstown-Beach...
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Artists’ Protest over East Down AONB 2009

Lecale Conservation member and Artist Jim Manley from Coastguard Cottages in Killough organised 30 o...
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CAMPAIGNING FOR PERIWINKLES 2007.

The Wildlife (NI) Order 1985 in Northern Ireland allowed the Department of Environment Northern Irel...
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BIG BUTTERFLY COUNT 2022

– including 108 Islands on Strangford Lough Lecale Conservation does publicity annually for the â€...
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TRAINING COURSES IN KILLARD NATURE RESERVE ON BUTTERFLY COUNTING

In 2018 Lecale Conservation discovered that due to cut-backs the Department of Environment had disco...
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BATWOMAN REACHES COUNTY DOWN 2015

Lecale Conservation members conducted the County Down Bat Survey as part of the all- Island survey f...
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BALLYHORNAN BEACH DUNE RESTORATION 2015 to 2023

Links to Facebook posts over the years of this huge project show us working with a wide range of com...
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