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Nature Writing

6 December, 2020 , 4:00 pm 5:00 pm GMT

Free

Richard Nairn

In Conversation with Darragh McCullough

In association with The National Botanic Gardens

Join RTÉ journalist and broadcaster, Darragh McCullough, in conversation with ecologist and writer, Richard Nairn. They will discuss Richard’s new book, Wildwoods (Gill Books), which is a documentation of Richard’s efforts to understand the trees that cover his woodland property and their historic, cultural importance in Irish life. During his career, Richard has worked as a nature reserve warden and was the first director of BirdWatch Ireland; he is currently acting as a scientific advisor to Woodlands of Ireland.

 

 

Richard Nairn

Richard Nairn is an ecologist and writer who has spent a lifetime studying nature. He is an advocate of nature conservation and lectures regularly. During his career he has worked as a nature reserve warden and was the first director of BirdWatch Ireland. He is a scientific advisor to Woodlands of Ireland and is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management. The author of numerous books, this is his first memoir.

Darragh McCullough

Darragh McCullough is a journalist, broadcaster and farmer specialising in agricultural and rural affairs. He is the longest-serving presenter on RTÉ television’s Ear to the Ground programme. He lives on his family farm in Co. Meath.

 

This is a pre-recorded online event

 

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