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December ESD Newsletter Competition – Win a Visit to a National Parks for your Class

Ireland’s National Parks provide unique opportunities to be at one with nature; the purest of experiences in nature giving emotions of awe, wonderment, feelings of connectedness and peacefulness. See https://www.nationalparks.ie/ for your nearest National Park.

The National Parks run lots of nature inspired workshops and events throughout the year. With a strong focus on conservation, biodiversity and sustainability, there are events tailored to all ages and interests. Events include guided walks, nature trails, nature-inspired art competitions, insect hunts, bird-spotting challenges, and many more. Guided walks and hikes take place across all the parks, in addition to park-specific events such as stargazing, regular nature based walks, talks and workshops.

To win a guided nature based walk of one of the National Parks of Ireland for your class, answer the following question:

What are the six National Parks of Ireland?

Send your answer, your name, the name of your school and which class to ESD@education.gov.ie by 5pm on Friday, 19 January 2024 to be in with a chance of winning

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