Award-winning artist Denise Hogan will be the guest speaker for the October 2014 Green Drinks Galway event. This free public talk will take place in the Cottage Bar, Lower Salthill at 8pm on Wednesday 22nd October. Denise will discuss the works from her latest exhibition ‘Think it Right’ currently on show in Renzo Café, Eyre St. Galway until 2nd November. Inspired by the works of great environmental activists such as Dr. Vandana Shiva and David Suzuki the artist will explain her process and the meaning behind her invitation to the viewer to ‘Think it Right’ (www.denisehogan.ie). All are welcome!
Transition Galway are hosting a native tree seed planting workshop on Saturday 18th October at Barna Woods starting at 2pm.
Those attending will learn how to collect different types of seeds and how to germinate and successfully grow trees from seed. Instruction will also be given as to where best to plant various types of trees allowing for soil types and wind conditions. The group are meeting in the Barna Woods car park at 2pm. The workshop is free and everyone is welcome to come along.
The workshop is being led by ecologist Joe Quilty. Joe has been heavily involved with Irish tree organisation ‘Crann’ over the years (www.crann.ie). He is also an experiential ecologist which involves helping people connect with themselves, with nature and with other people.