Learn about our ocean wealth at The Ploughing Championships 2017

Sept, 19th, 20th and 21st, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Leave No Trace Ireland are pleased to announce the Explorers Education Programme™ are part of this years Ploughing Championships.  For many, the Ploughing is about putting on a pair of wellies, embracing rural life and immersing yourself in everything Irish. However, this year, spectators are in for a twist on farming where they can engage an learn about the ocean and how our ocean impacts farming in Ireland.

The  Explorers Education Stand will be entertaining the masses with interactive demonstrations selected for maximum engagement, excitement and education. Each day, there will be loads of games and competitions esting your knowledge about the ocean. The more you learn, the  more prizes you win.

Details of the Explorers Education Programme™ modules and Leave No Trace Ireland contacts are available at www.explorers.ie.  Booking to take part in the modules is essential and teachers in Mayo, Donegal, Sligo and Kerry should contact Leave No Trace Ireland for more details on info@leavenotraceireland.org. The Explorers Education Programme™ is supported by the Marine Institute, and is funded under the Marine Research Programme by the Irish Government.