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Nov 2019 right left

    
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Woodland Management

Sunday 3rd November
Rea’s Wood Antrim
Free

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Nature Based Solutions – Benefits that biodiversity can provide for organisations and communities

Monday 11th November
Belfast City Hall, Donegall Square North, Belfast BT1 5GS
Free

Overcoming Conflict in Marine Energy

Monday 11th November
Malone Lodge Belfast

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The Power of Walking Conference

Thursday 14th November
Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast
Free

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Path Clearing – 40th Anniversary Event

Sunday 17th November
Milford Cutting Co Armagh
10am

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2019

Previous Month

January

 
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Woodland Management – Kilmacrew House, near Banbridge

Sunday 6th January
Kilmacrew House, near Banbridge
N/A

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Bog Meadows Nature Reserve – Scrub Control

Sunday 20th January
Bog Meadows Nature Reserve, Belfast
N/A

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February

    
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Woodland Management – Saintfield Estate

Sunday 3rd February
Saintfield Estate
N/A

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Public Money for Public Goods – Benefits for farmers, rural communities and the environment

Thursday 7th February
Seamus Heaney Centre, 45 Main Street, Bellaghy BT45 8HT
Free

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Nest Fest

Saturday 16th February
Springhill, Moneymore
Normal Admission

Path & Hedge Maintenance

Sunday 17th February
Bog Meadows Nature Reserve, Belfast
N/A

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CEDaR Recorders Days – Belfast

Wednesday 20th February
Ulster Museum, Belfast
Free

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Dry Stone Walling

Friday 22nd February
Drumnaph Nature Reserve
Free (lunch provided)

Evening Social Event in Belfast

Saturday 23rd February
Belfast
N/A

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Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme (CEVAS) Training (Therapeutic route)

Tuesday 26th February
Bradkeel Social Farm, Plumbridge, County Tyrone BT79 8BN 307
£240 inc VAT

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Irish Conference 2019 Wading into Water: The Assessment and Management of our Aquatic Environment

Thursday 28th February
Radisson Blu, Athlone
CIEEM Member (Fellow, Full, Associate, Graduate) £125.00 CIEEM member (Qual or Retd) £75.00 CIEEM Student Member £30.00 Non Member Ticket £175.00 Student (not a CIEEM member) £50.00

  

March

    
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Pond & Woodland Management

Sunday 3rd March
Rea’s Wood Antrim
N/A

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UN Sustainable Development Goals roundtable discussion: How can the SDGs support voluntary and community organisations’ work?

Thursday 7th March
NICVA, 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast BT15 2GB
Free to NICVA members

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Butterfly Conservation NI winter work party – Lagan Meadows

Saturday 9th March
Lagan Meadows, Lagan Valley Regional Park, Belfast
Free

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Unpacking the Consultations: Extended producer responsibility for packaging, deposit return and plastics non–recycled–content tax

Tuesday 12th March
Belfast Metropolitan College, Titantic Quarter, Belfast BT3 9DT
Free

Green Infrastructure and Climate Change Conference 2019

Tuesday 12th March
The Guildhall, Shipquay Place, Derry~Londonderry
See website for details

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Energy Efficiency in Action – Policy and Practice

Thursday 14th March
The Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Derry~Londonderry BT48 6DQ
Free

Participatory Budgeting Works – What PB can do for Community Planning

Thursday 14th March
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre Conference Centre, Craigavon BT66 6NJ
Free

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CEDaR Recorders Days – Limavady

Wednesday 20th March
Magilligan Field Centre, Limavady
Free

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Northern Ireland Raptor Study Group (NIRSG) Field Skills Training Workshop

Saturday 23rd March
Tollymore Outdoor Centre, Newcastle, Co. Down
£20

Knockbracken Allotments, South Belfast – Fencing

Sunday 24th March
Knockbracken Alltoments
Free

Breeding Bird Survey training (1–day, WWT Castle Espie)

Sunday 24th March
WWT Castle Espie, 78 Ballydrain Road, Co. Down BT23 6EA
See website for details

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Breeding Bird Survey training (1–day, Marble Arch Caves, Enniskillen)

Tuesday 26th March
Marble Arch Caves Visitor Centre, 43 Marlbank Road Legnabrocky, Florencecourt, Enniskillen , Co. Fermanagh BT92 1EW
See website for details

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Breeding Bird Survey training (1–day, Oxford Island, Lough Neagh)

Saturday 30th March
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Oxford Island Nature Reserve, Annaloiste Road, Lurgan, Craigavon, Co. Armagh BT66 6NJ
See website for details

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April

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Harper’s Yard Repair Cafe

Saturday 6th April
Ormeau Park Bowling Club, Belfast

Kilmacrew House, near Banbridge – Hedge Maintenance

Sunday 7th April
Kilmacrew House near Banbridge
Free

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People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership: Delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals – What Role for the NI Voluntary & Community Sector?

Thursday 18th April
61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast BT15 2GB
Free

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Derryanvil near Portadown – Planting Young Trees

Saturday 20th April
Derryanvil near Portadown
Free

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Easter Monday Family Fun Day & Craft Fair

Monday 22nd April
Florence Court
Normal Admission

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Slievenacloy Nature Reserve, Belfast Hills – Scrub Clearance

Sunday 28th April
Slievenacloy Nature Reserve, Belfast Hills
Free

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May

  

The Smart and Green Building Show

Wednesday 1st May
Premier Publishing Ltd, Unit 51, Park West Entrprise Centre, Park West, Dublin 12
Free

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Tiger Who Came to Tea

Friday 10th May
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission

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Knockbracken Allotments, South Belfast – Path Renovation

Sunday 12th May
Knockbracken Allotments South Belfast
Free

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An Evening Walk at a Scenic Location in the Belfast Area

Saturday 18th May
TBC
Free

Shared Heritage – Legacies of the First World War

Saturday 18th May
Various, see flyer for details

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BioBlitz – Camphill Community Glencraig

Friday 24th May
Camphill Community Glencraig, 4 Seahill Road, Holywood BT18 0DB
Free

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Moyola Waterfoot Nature Reserve – Himalayan Balsam Control

Sunday 26th May
Moyola Waterfoot Nature Reserve
Free

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June

     

Celebrating Forty Years of Grass Roots

Saturday 1st June
Saintfield Estate
Free

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Whiterocks Sand Dunes, near Portrush – Bracken Control

Sunday 9th June
Whiterocks Sand Dunes near Portrush
Free

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BioBlitz – Castlewellan Forest

Friday 14th June
Castlewellan Forest Park
Free

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BioBlitz – Jubilee Farm

Friday 21st June
Jubilee Farm, 50 Glenburn Rd, Glynn, Larne BT40 3JY
Free

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Rea’s Wood, Antrim – Himalayan Balsam Control

Sunday 23rd June
Rea’s Wood Antrim
Free

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July

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CEDaR Training Course – Garden Hoverflies

Friday 5th July
Lagan Classroom, UFTM, Cultra

Comber Greenway Task Day

Saturday 6th July
Comber Greenway (see above for more detail)
Free

Redburn Country Park, Holywood – Garden Restoration

Sunday 7th July
Redburn Country Park
Free

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Wildlife Photography Course

Saturday 27th July
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre
£75.00 for the 2 day couse lunch included

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August

   
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CEDaR Training Course – Lake Habitats

Friday 2nd August
Blessingbourne Estate

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Inishowen, County Donegal – Drystone Walling

Friday 9th August
Inishowen, County Donegal
TBC

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CEDaR Training Course – Invasive Species

Wednesday 21st August
Cultra Manor, UFTM

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September

      
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Brackagh Moss Nature Reserve, near Portadown – Scrub Control

Sunday 8th September
Brackagh Moss Nature Reserve, near Portadown
Free

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CEDaR Training Course – Slugs and Snails

Saturday 14th September
Crom Estate

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A beach near Strangford, Co Down – Beachwatch

Sunday 22nd September
Strangford
Free

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October

 

9th IUCN UK Peatland Programme Conference – Peatlands: Investing in the Future

Tuesday 1st October
The Europa Hotel, Belfast
See website for details

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Comber Greenway Task Day

Saturday 5th October
Billy Neill crossing at 9am, Dundonald or on the greenway under North Road bridge at 9.30am, East Belfast
Free

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Citigroup Environmental Expo

Thursday 10th October
Citigroup, Titanic Quarter, Belfast
Free

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Grass Roots AGM

Saturday 12th October
Newtownbreda Presbyterian Church Hall, Ormeau Road, Belfast
Free

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CEDaR Training Course – Woodlice

Saturday 19th October
Crawfordsburn Country Park
Free

Maintaining a Young Hedge

Sunday 20th October
Kilmacrew House near Banbridge
Free

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CEDaR Training Course – Grassland Fungi

Thursday 24th October
Magilligan Field Centre

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Scarecrow Festival

Saturday 26th October
Castleward
Normal Admission

Hidden Autumn Estate

Saturday 26th October
Crom
Adult £15

Spooky Springhill

Sunday 27th October
Springhill Moneymore
Normal Admission. NT Members and under 5’s free.

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November

    
01
02

Woodland Management

Sunday 3rd November
Rea’s Wood Antrim
Free

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05
06
07
08
09
10

Nature Based Solutions – Benefits that biodiversity can provide for organisations and communities

Monday 11th November
Belfast City Hall, Donegall Square North, Belfast BT1 5GS
Free

Overcoming Conflict in Marine Energy

Monday 11th November
Malone Lodge Belfast

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13

The Power of Walking Conference

Thursday 14th November
Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast
Free

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Path Clearing – 40th Anniversary Event

Sunday 17th November
Milford Cutting Co Armagh
10am

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December

      

Tree Maintenance

Sunday 1st December
Gilford Castle, Gilford Village, Co Armagh
Free

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Visitor Safety Group Managing Informal Mountain Bike Trails Workshop

Tuesday 3rd December
Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, Newcastle
Free

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Making Environmentally Friendly Christmas Decorations

Saturday 14th December
South Belfast
Free

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