Download an illustrated guide written by Juanita Browne,
with tips on how to look after wildlife in your garden.
This Guide was produced by Local Authority Heritage Officers across Ireland,
with help from the National Parks and Wildlife Service and the Heritage Council.
Hardcopies are available from the Heritage Office: Heritage@westmeathcoco.ie 087 6074496
Are you feeling creative? Would you like to do your bit to help birds and bats by providing safe nesting sites.
How to guides have been prepared by BirdWatch Ireland for bird boxes, barn owl boxes and bat boxes
A newspaper article on the biodiversity and heritage value of our native hedgerows.
A newspaper article focusing on the importance of Westmeath’s wetland habitats.
A news paper article which looked at the loss of woodland habitat and its impact on certain mammal species.
An article which looks at the role that amateur or “citizen scientists” can play in recording biodiversity.