Volunteers Wanted for North Bull Island

Dublin City Council is looking for applications from members of the public to become a Conservation Volunteer on North Bull Island.

The Conservation Volunteer programme at North Bull Island is now in its fourth year. The programme, which currently has a dedicated group of 18 volunteers, completed 976 hours of volunteering in 2019 and carried out a range of flora and fauna surveys as well as workshops to over 400 people.

Due to the success of the programme, Dublin City Council is now seeking applications from members of the public who wish to become a Conservation Volunteer on North Bull Island.


Conservation Volunteer - North Bull Island

The North Bull Island Nature Reserve is unique, having several nature conservation designations for the habitats and species it supports, as well as being designated as a special amenity area for its aesthetic and recreational value. North Bull Island is managed by Dublin City Council and is an integral part of the Dublin Bay UNESCO Biosphere (www.dublinbaybiosphere.ie). The island is used daily by walkers, bathers, kite-surfers, beachgoers, bird-watchers, nature enthusiasts, and many others.

Dublin City Council’s vision for North Bull Island reflects the vision for the wider Dublin Bay Biosphere, which is to promote a balance between people and nature, i.e. amenity/recreation and ecological conservation. The conservation volunteer programme on North Bull Island is regarded as an important element to achieving this vision.

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