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New Year’s Day Winter Walk

Monday 1st January
Mount Stewart
Adult £10, Child £5

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Historic Garden Restoration

Sunday 7th January
Gilford Castle, Gilford Village, Co Armagh
Free

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Have a go: Hedge laying

Saturday 20th January
Mount Stewart
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Meadow Management

Sunday 21st January
Balloo Wetland & Woodland, Bangor
Free

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Action Renewables Energy Association (AREA) – The Opportunities in Energy Storage

Tuesday 23rd January
The Doyen, 829 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7GY
£66

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Griddle Baking

Saturday 27th January
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

Get Stuck In at Murlough

Sunday 28th January
Murlough NNR
No Charge, Donations Welcome

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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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