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Scrub Clearance and Hedge Management

Sunday 1st October
Slievenacloy Nature Reserve
Free

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Outdoor Learning in the Early Years

Saturday 14th October
Tollymore Field Studies Centre
Resident: £135, Non Resident £99

Grass Roots AGM

Saturday 14th October
Newtownbreada Presbyterian Church Hall, Ormeau Road, Belfast
Free

Cregagh Wood Walk and Hide Visit

Saturday 14th October
Cregagh Wood – Meet at St Patrick’s Church
Free

Pond Improvement

Sunday 15th October
Rea’s Wood Antrim
Free

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Red Squirrel Talk

Tuesday 17th October
Cushendall Library
Free

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Ballycastle Forest Walk

Saturday 21st October
Ballycastle Forest Park
Free

Life on the Lough

Saturday 21st October
Mount Stewart
Free – Donations Welcome

Brent Watch

Saturday 21st October
Strangford Lough – Greyabbey Carpark
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Ghost and Gourds Spook–tacular

Saturday 21st October
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

Autumn Pumpkinfest

Saturday 21st October
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Squirrel Information

Sunday 22nd October
Laragh Lodge – Glenariff Forest Park
Free

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Half–Term Hallowe’en Fest

Thursday 26th October
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Mexican Day of the Dead

Saturday 28th October
Giant’s Causeway
Normal Admission, Members Free

Hallowe’en Fun

Saturday 28th October
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

Poison Chocolate Apple Dunking

Saturday 28th October
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

Woodland Management

Sunday 29th October
Saintfield Estate, Saintfield Co Down
Free

Glenarm Forest Walk

Sunday 29th October
Glenarm Forest Park
Free

Hallowe’en Fest and Craft Fair

Sunday 29th October
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free

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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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