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Derrywash National School, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.

Biodiversity

Our Biodiversity Code

Start being green,

And do it fast,

We have to make biodiversity last!

Click on the green box to read about Ireland's interesting facts on biodiversity

We watched a caterpillar grow into a butterfly. Then we set it free into our beautiful school garden.

These are some of our beautiful flower beds. We always make sure to plant flowers that attract bees and butterflies.

Here you can see us planting some herbs and fruit bushes. This was an important part of our school plan for biodiversity.

Mr Tiernan's Class made a very welcoming bug hotel.

Bees love lavender and we love lavender. It is great to see the bees visiting our lavendar plants.