Following a successful development stage Heritage Lottery Fund have granted LELP over £2.6 million to deliver a suite of projects. The delivery phase has commenced and will continue until 2023. Each of the projects will enhance the local landscape and provide a legacy for the local community for future generations.
This project will identify three sites on the lough shore or on islands that are of historical significance.
The Erne Paddlers are an established canoe club operating in Enniskillen, this project will increase access to the waters of Lough Erne for people of all abilities and ages.
The aim of this project is to create greater access to the lough shore with the development of a 3km accessible lough shore trail and the addition of a bird hide on the path.
Crom Castle is home to a wide variety of species and habitats and rich in cultural heritage.
Lisnarick is a small rural village close to the shores of Lower Lough Erne, however villagers are currently unable to access the Lough Shore from the village.
This project will develop a 1.5km pathway along the River Erne and the Back Lough to connect existing pathways.
This project will raise awareness and provide advice and training to the local community on identification and management of invasive species including Japanese Knotweed, Himalayan Balsam and Giant Hogweed in the Lough Erne area.
This project aims to enhance awareness amongst landowners and the local community about the positive roles the Lough Erne Wildfowlers Council can play in conserving wading species and their habitats.
In recent times the population of pollinators has decreased due to varying factors. The aim of the project is to research and monitor the population of honey bees and wild bees in the area and develop a strategy to enhance their habitat locally.
This project will train local people to provide heritage guides throughout the Marble Arch Geo Park.
Access Inniskillings will digitise historical archives of teh Inniskillings prior to the 19th century.
The heritage skills training programme aims to offer volunteers, lifelong learning opportunities in training to develop existing skills or learn new skills, and acquire considerable natural and built heritage conservation experience.
This project aims to revive the tradition of mumming within the younger generation in the Lower and Upper Lough Erne communitie.
The aim of this project is to develop a range of activities for local volunteers to get involved and contribute to LELP’s heritage legacy.
The aim of this project is to develop a range education activities for local schools to engage in their landscape and heritage.
To develop a successful landscape partnership that will have a clear legacy on Fermanagh and it is essential that the local communities living and working on the Lough feel part of the partnership and involved in the programme.
This project will map the remaining built heritage of the islands in Lough Erne. Volunteers will be provided with training in survey techniques so they can survey sites and record information accurately.
This project will aim to train volunteers to collate local histories attached to these buildings, through surveys and community engagement.
This breeding wader project will improve habitats for breeding curlew in particular as well as lapwing, redshank and snipe.
There is a consensus that recording local oral history should be prioritised before it is lost forever.
This project will investigate the secular aspects of the medieval Maguire landscape to further develop the story of the Maguire’s at the centre of their Fermanagh lordship in the Lisnaskea area.
This project will research and record the history of Enniskillen.