By Dan Walsh
The Government has allocated €26,775 for two projects to support biodiversity in Co. Wexford.
€15,300 is aimed at estates across that have been identified where there are active community groups who maintain the estates green/open space areas. The estates have not been selected yet.
The funding will also be used to continue the rollout of Community Apple Orchards planting and encouragement to change lawn mowing habits to enhance clover growth in lawned areas.
€11,475 in funding will protect and restore the dunes along Morriscastle beach and the erection of approximately 355 metres of chestnut fencing to encourage movement along designated routes. Community information sessions are also planned.