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Events

 

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Mid Ulster Vintage Rally

Saturday 2nd June
Springhill, Moneymore
Adult £5, Child £2, Members Free

Car Bazaar

Saturday 2nd June
Mount Stewart
Car £5, Van £30, Trailer £15

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Scenic Forest Walk

Monday 4th June
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Portmuck Geology Walk

Saturday 9th June
Portmuck, Co Antrim
No Charge, Donations Welcome

The World of Moths

Sunday 10th June
Murlough NNR
No Charge, Donations Welcome

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Launch Event – INTERREG VA Collaborative Action for the Natura Network Project (CANN)

Tuesday 12th June
Nuremore Hotel, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
Free

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Moyola Waterfoot Nature Reserve – Himalayan Balsam Control

Sunday 17th June
Moyola Waterfoot Nature Reerve
Free

Wild in the Park: Falcons and Friends

Sunday 17th June
Carnfunnock Country Park
Free

International Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2018

Monday 18th June
See website for details
See website for details

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Specialist Plant Fair

Saturday 23rd June
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

Grass Roots Summer Outing

Saturday 23rd June
Downpatrick Area
TBC

Jazz in the Garden at Mount Stewart

Sunday 24th June
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Fossil Hunting

Friday 29th June
Carrick–a–Rede
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Jump in Muddy Puddles Day

Friday 29th June
Carnfunnock Country Park
Free

Ragwort Challenge

Saturday 30th June
Murlough NNR
No Charge, Donations Welcome

 

Marine Litter Watch 7 September 2017

The summer 2017 edition of Marine Litter Watch, the newsletter of the Marine Litter Strategy, is now available using the link below.

https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/daera/Marine%20Litter%20Watch%20issue%2010%20-%20Summer%202017.pdf

Thank you to everyone who has contributed article, updates and images.

This edition focuses on the focuses on the clean–up and data capture activities that people are taking around our coast.

The newsletter opens with an article by Karin Dubsky who is the international coordinator for Coastwatch. Coastwatch undertakes an annual survey of biodiversity and litter on the island of Ireland.

Gwen Moncoiffé, a volunteer litter picker, describes the monthly clean–ups she has carried out north of Portaferry since September 2016.

Elaine Smith, from Mid and East Antrim Borough Council describes how council is working with volunteers to address the problem of marine litter in Larne Lough around the mouth of the River Inver.

Jodie McAneaney, from Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful describes how you can join Adopt A Spot volunteers and help to revitalise communities across Northern Ireland.

Also included in the ezine are short news articles and updates.

We hope you enjoy reading the newsletter and if you have any ideas for articles for future editions please contact us at: marinestrategy@daera-ni.gov.uk

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