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Support our vital conservation work



Work with Ireland's largest conservation organisation


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Corporate environmental responsibility

Our Volunteer initiatives include Bloom Festival, Little Terns in Wicklow and Louth and Volunteer Thursdays at our East Coast Nature Reserve (ECNR) in Newcastle, Co. Wicklow. There is also a range of Volunteer Surveys that you can get involved with.

Become a BirdWatch Ireland Volunteer

We are the largest independent conservation organisation in Ireland. By joining our team of volunteers you can help us to protect birds and wildlife. Check out the many volunteering options below.

Garden Birds

Survey the birds visiting your own garden from December to February. We need participants from all over the country, all you need is a pair of binoculars, a notebook and our Garden Bird Survey Form.



Help us to monitor the status of Ireland’s wintering waterbird populations and their wetlands by taking part in the Irish Wetland Bird Survey (I-WeBS).


Join us for the National Seabird Census in Ireland – Monitoring breeding seabird populations and assessing productivity for selected species.



Join initiatives such as Bloom Festival, Little Tern Wardening and Volunteer Thursdays at our East Coast Nature Reserve or if you have skills that can help with administration or other work please get in touch.