Congratulations to the Sycamores/Aylesbury and Talbots inch residents who joined the Bishops Meadows/Talbots inch weir balsam pick. This work forms part of the Keep Kilkenny Beautiful balsam invasive species eradication programme in the city and environs.
Information panel in relation to the Talbot’s inch suspension bridge which was washed away in the 1947 floods
Information panel in relation to the Talbot’s Inch suspension bridge which was washed away in the 1947 floods
Congratulations to all who came out to work on the balsam removal campaign 2019, there will be further regular evenings during May, June and July. The programme has been extremely successful with almost total removal of balsam throughout the city from Talbot’s inch to Ossory Bridge. The areas previously cleared will also be checked for any new growth and the 2019 campaign is to extend the area cleared to the south-east of Ossory bridge. Congratulations to all who have taken part so far this year. To take part, please contact us and also monitor our events page. Balsam is an invasive species and it’s removal encourages the growth of native species of plants along the riverbank.