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Free Hedging Workshop for Community Groups

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Free Hedging Workshop for Community Groups

Time: July 17, 2010 from 10:30am to 3:30pm
Location: Glenhordial Permaculture Farm
Street: 9a Waterworks Road
City/Town: Omagh
Website or Map: http://www.glenhordialpermacu…
Phone: 82256202
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Julie Corry - Biodiversity Officer Omagh Council
Latest Activity: Jul 15, 2010

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Event Description

This course will prepare participating community groups with the skills to identify hedgerow trees and plants in their area and assist the management of any new hedgerows planted at their community centre/area as part of this initiative.

Details: Please wear appropriate clothing for the weather, as most of the course will be taught outside. Tea/coffee and lunch will be provided.

An optional guided tour of Glenhordial Permaculture Farm is offered at 3pm. The farm is actively using sustainable practices such as organic gardening, renewable energies, woodland creation and many more initiatives to help reduce their impact on the environment.

Omagh Hedgerow Heritage Initiative


Name of Workshop: Hedgerow Surveying and Identification


Date of Workshop: Saturday 17th July 2010

Time: 10.30am – 3.30pm

Location: Glenhordial Permaculture Farm (formally Omagh Hostel), 9a Waterworks Road, Glenhordial, Killyclogher, Omagh. A map will be sent out after you register.

Summary: A basic guide to hedgerow surveying including some tree and hedge plant ID work. Learn some of the native trees and wildflowers found in the hedgerows at Glenhordial Permaculture farm and try out a basic hedgerow survey.



If you are interested in attending this course on behalf of your community group, please ring Julie Corry on 82256202 or email on Julie.corry@omagh.gov.ukto secure your place. Numbers are limited to 12 for this course. Please notify Julie with your booking of any specific food requests.

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