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Community activists are calling on Galway City Council to honour pre-Covid budgetary commitments to substantially increase labour and financial resources in the city’s parks, as well as to immediately implement the lessons learnt from the lockdown that safe well-maintained biodiversity-rich urban green and blue spaces are vital to people’s health and that of the planet.
Terryland Forest Park Alliance will host a public meeting on Zoom at 7pm next Tuesday (July 28) to review plans for major new construction developments on the Dyke Road, Sandy Road and Cuirt na Coirbhe which border the Terryland Forest Park, the country’s largest community involved public urban woodland initiatives that this year celebrates twenty years in existence.
The need for full-time park rangers to be deployed in the city area was highlighted last weekend when a group of volunteers filled almost 60 refuse bags with litter from the Terryland Forest Park Alone. The shocking recovery has led to calls for rangers to be deployed to ensure that people refrain from using the forests as handy dumping areas for their litter.
As part of Heritage Week, the Terryland Forest Park Alliance is joining once again with the HSE and the Galway City Partnership in calling on the people of Galway city to take part in a ‘Reclaim the City’s Green Spaces’ walk to increase public awareness of the wonderful rich mix of natural landscapes and largely unknown rural lanes or boreens that exist so close to the city centre. The guided walk will begin at 9.30am on Sunday August 27 at ‘The Plots’ sports’ pitches on the Dyke Road.
Members of the public are invited to experience the waterways, wildflower meadows, grasslands, and the woods of Terryland Forest Park in a short nature walk on Saturday, May 13, at 10am. Participants are scheduled to meet at the ‘Plots’ playing pitches on Dyke Road, and the walk will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. It is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. The walk is supported by the Terryland Forest Park Alliance, and it aims to increase public awareness of the wonderful rich mix of natural landscapes in the heart of the city.