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Events

 

Oct 2021 right left

    

World People Of Nature Day– Green Childhood

Friday 1st October
Online

Winter Migration Festival

Saturday 2nd October
Castle Espie
See event page

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BITCI– The Sustainability Revolution

Tuesday 5th October
Online
Free

Natural Capital Finance & Investment Conference 2021

Wednesday 6th October
Online
Delegate places are £55 per person

Peatlands gathering 2021

Thursday 7th October
Online
Free

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10

One World Festival

Monday 11th October
Mostly online

Do no harm to the environment: translating the EGD into Cohesion Policy 2021–2027

Tuesday 12th October
Online
Free

Rising seas and climate change with Dr Asha de Vos

Tuesday 12th October
Online
Free

Heritage on the Ground

Tuesday 12th October
Online
Free

Sustainable Peatlands: A Win for All

Wednesday 13th October
Online
Free

Natura 2000 logo for goods and services – supporting nature and people for a sustainable recovery

Wednesday 13th October
Online
Free

Floodplain Meadows Partnership Conference 2021

Wednesday 13th October
Online
0–£25

NI Waste Expo 2021

Thursday 14th October
Titanic Belfast
Non–qualified individuals are subject to a £250 attendance cost.

NorthernIreland2035– Common Purpose

Thursday 14th October
Online
Free

15

Cave Hill Fungal Foray

Saturday 16th October
Belfast Castle
Free

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“The Climate Crisis is a Human Rights Crisis”

Monday 18th October
Online
Free

Nature Means Business Online Conference

Tuesday 19th October
Online
£5.98

Nature Means Business

Tuesday 19th October
Online
£5.98

Practicing Food Sovereignty in the Climate Emergency

Tuesday 19th October
Online
Free

Young Trustees in the Environmental Sector

Tuesday 19th October
Online
Free

Mapping a Just Energy Transition in NI

Wednesday 20th October
QUB Great Hall
Free

The Year of Youth Climate Action: COP26 and Your Role

Wednesday 20th October
Online
Free

Legislating for Climate Action on the Island of Ireland

Thursday 21st October
Online
Free

Belfast City Council ‘Go Social’ Virtual Bus Tour – Destination: North West

Thursday 21st October
Online
Free

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Just Zero – a Virtual Conference on Financing the Just Transition

Monday 25th October
Online
Free

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Social Enterprise and the Digital Economy

Wednesday 27th October
Online
Free

Agriculture and Climate Change: A Countryside COP event

Wednesday 27th October
Online
Free

Climate Resilience Heritage Summit

Wednesday 27th October
Online
Free

Nature Connection, Rewilding and Ecotherapy

Wednesday 27th October
22 University Square
Free

The Social Enterprise Rural Forum

Wednesday 27th October
Online
See ticket types

How can the island of Ireland best contribute to COP–26?

Thursday 28th October
Online
Free

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UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) – Glasgow 2021

Sunday 31st October
Glasgow

      
Previous Month

2020

Previous Month

January

  
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Wildlife Garden Work

Sunday 5th January
Derryanvil, near Portadown
Free

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Repowering Democracy? Community participation in the energy transition

Thursday 9th January
Canada Room and Council Chamber, Lanyon Building, Queen’s University Belfast, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN

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BIMcert – Reducing the Energy footprint in the Construction Sector

Wednesday 22nd January
Titanic Belfast Building, 1 Olympic Way, Queen’s Road, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, BT3 9EP
Free

What can your business do to reduce plastic waste?

Thursday 23rd January
Northern Ireland Advanced Composites Engineering Centre, NIACE, Airport Road, Belfast BT3 9DZ

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Environmental Conservation Careers Fair

Tuesday 28th January
School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast

Delivering Sustainable Housing and Communities

Wednesday 29th January
1 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5BW

Adapting Historic Buildings for Climate Change

Thursday 30th January
Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast, 185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5EE

Feeding the City 2020 – Ideation Workshop

Thursday 30th January
Loveworks, Macrory Centre, 130 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast BT15 2GL
Free

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February

     
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Tree Maintenance

Sunday 2nd February
Kilmacrew House, near Banbridge
Free

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08

Scrub Control

Sunday 9th February
Brackagh Moss Nature Reserve, near Portadown
Free

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NI Science Festival (13–23 February 2020)

Thursday 13th February

Creating Quality Outdoor Experiences

Thursday 13th February
Privy Council Chamber, Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, The Square, Hillsborough BT26 6AG
£50

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The climate emergency: Your questions answered

Monday 17th February
Kings Place, London, N1 9AG
£20 plus £1.51 booking fee. Partners/Patrons save £5.26 (20% off and no fees)

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GSNI Science Strategy

Thursday 20th February
Crumlin Road Gaol Visitor Attraction and Conference Centre, 53–55 Crumlin Road, Belfast BT14 6ST

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Habitat Management

Sunday 23rd February
Bog Meadows Nature Reserve, Belfast
Free

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BelFast Forward 2020 Conference

Thursday 27th February
Assembly Buildings Conference Centre
£25 – £150

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Ballynature Day

Saturday 29th February
Ballynure Village
Free

March

      
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Planning for a Resilient Future

Friday 6th March
Ulster University, York Street, Belfast BT15 1ED
£5 – £7

World Book Weekend

Saturday 7th March
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission Members Free

Woodland Management

Sunday 8th March
Saintfield Estate, Saintfield
Free

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Lough Neagh Conference

Tuesday 10th March
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Oxford Island National Nature Reserve, Craigavon BT66 6NJ

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Climate Change – Our Challenge

Thursday 12th March
Killeavy Castle Hotel and Spa

Be A Saint Day

Friday 13th March
Business in the Community, Paulett Avenue, Belfast BT5 4HD

Evening Social Event in Belfast

Saturday 14th March
TBC
TBC

WOW Family Wildlife Day

Saturday 14th March
RSPB Belfast’s Window on Wildlife, 100 Airport Road West, Belfast BT3 9ED
£0 – £6.42

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St Patrick’s Day at the Giant’s Causewsy

Tuesday 17th March
Giant’s Causeway
Normal Admission, Members Free

Mussenden Lights

Tuesday 17th March
Mussenden Temple
No Charge, donations welcome.

How Technology is Impacting Agriculture

Wednesday 18th March
Ormeau Baths, 18 Ormeau Avenue, Belfast BT2 8HS

Northern Ireland Seabird Report Launch

Wednesday 18th March
Bangor Castle, Castle Park Road, Bangor BT20 4BT

Climate Change Conference

Thursday 19th March
QUB School of Biological Sciences, 1–33 Chlorine Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AJ

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Spring Book Fair

Saturday 21st March
The Argory
Normal Admission, Members Free

Tree planting party at Balloo

Saturday 21st March
Balloo Woodland, Balloo Avenue, Bangor BT19 7QZ

Habitat Management

Sunday 22nd March
Balloo Wetland & Woodland, Bangor
Free

Sustainability in Hospitality: A Performance Metrics Perspective

Monday 23rd March
Ulster University, York Street, Belfast BT15 1ED

Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas & Politics 2020

Monday 23rd March

Responding to Our Planetary Emergency: The Crucial Decade Ahead

Tuesday 24th March
Peter Froggatt Lecture Theatre 02/025, Queen’s University Belfast, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN

The Smart & Green Building Expo

Tuesday 24th March
Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown

The Climate Strikes and Public Activism: where do we go from here?

Wednesday 25th March
St Mary’s University College Belfast, 191 Falls Road, Belfast BT12 6FE

Empowering Change Makers: Plastic Unwrapped

Wednesday 25th March
W5 Belfast

Outdoor Recreation NI Conference 2020

Thursday 26th March
CAFRE Greenmount Campus, Co. Antrim
TBA

From Passion to Policy

Thursday 26th March
Crescent Arts Centre Cube Theatre, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NH

Good Practice Approaches for a New Decade

Thursday 26th March
CAFRE Greenmount Campus, 45 Tirgracy Road, Antrim BT41 4PS
£60

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Northern Ireland Allotment Social Farm and Community Garden Forum

Saturday 28th March
The Playtrail, Derry / Londonderry

What did you do about it? A family event to discuss the climate crisis

Saturday 28th March
Crescent Arts Centre, 2–4 University Road, Belfast BT7 1NH

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Energy Efficiency in Business

Tuesday 31st March
Isdell Courtyard, Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5EE
£30

SMARTrenew Seminar

Tuesday 31st March
Guildhall, Shipquay Place, Londonderry BT48 6DJ

    

April

  
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02
03
04

Hedge Maintenance

Sunday 5th April
Kilmacrew House, near Banbridge
Free

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08
09
10
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Say #iwill4nature in Northern Ireland!

Thursday 23rd April
Belfast’s Window on Wildlife, 100 Airport Rd W, Belfast BT3 9ED

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Habitat Management at Slievenacloy Nature Reserve

Sunday 26th April
Slievenacloy Nature Reserve, Belfast Hills
Free

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Modernising and Decarbonising Energy in the UK Forum

Wednesday 29th April
Central London

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May

    
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02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09
10
11

Achieving net–zero emissions by 2050

Tuesday 12th May
Central London
£230 +VAT

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15

RSPB NI Lough Erne Curlew Cruise 2020

Saturday 16th May
Rossigh Jetty, Enniskillen, BT94 1PF
£10.76 – £21.79

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Bracken Control at the Whiterocks

Sunday 24th May
Whiterocks Sand Dunes, near Portrush
Free

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June

01

Influencing the Policy Agenda

Tuesday 2nd June

£99 (NIEL Member rate)

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Wildflower Walk

Saturday 27th June
RSPB Portmore Lough 1 Georges Island Road Aghalee BT67 0DW
£5.68 – £6.95

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Management of Extreme Events in Lakes and Catchments

Tuesday 30th June
Muirhevna Building, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Rd., Dundalk, Ireland
€20 – €60

    

July

  
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Energy Efficiency in Business

Tuesday 7th July
Online
Free

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August

     
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September

 
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The future for agricultural land use – productivity, environmental sustainability, and innovation

Thursday 17th September
Online
See website for details

Embedding the natural capital approach in planning and development

Thursday 17th September
Online
See website for details

Culture Night 2020 – Discover The Irish Architectural Archive

Friday 18th September
Online
Free

Financing place–based climate action – how to deliver a green and just recovery from COVID–19?

Friday 18th September
Online
See website for details

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RSPB Woodlands for Climate and Nature

Tuesday 22nd September
Online
See website for details

Next steps for reducing food waste and plastic packaging – innovation and latest initiatives, responsibility and accountability, and priorities for policy

Tuesday 22nd September
Online
See website for details

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How to live sustainably – one object at a time with Dr Tara Shine

Wednesday 30th September
Online
Free

Local climate praxis: bridging the gap between theory and practice on local

Wednesday 30th September
Online
Free

   

October

   
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02
03
04
05

Single–Use Plastic Products Policy Development and Learnings from Life Cycle Assessment

Tuesday 6th October
Online
Free

Saving and Generating Energy – the Co–operative Way

Tuesday 6th October
Online
Free

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08
09

TEDxStormont COUNTDOWN

Saturday 10th October
Online

11

Autumn Nature Immersion – 6 Week Online Course

Monday 12th October
Online
£65.27

Climate injustice: transforming many small actions into a collective response

Tuesday 13th October
Online
Free

Maximising Opportunities for Outdoor Learning

Wednesday 14th October
Online

Soil to Catchment Management of Agricultural Nutrients

Thursday 15th October
Online
Free

Planning for Involving Volunteers at Events – How are things going in light of Covid–19?

Thursday 15th October
Online
Free

Standardising environmental and social impact in land–use investment

Thursday 15th October
Online
Free

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Single–Use Plastic Products Policy Development and Learnings from Life Cycle Assessment Part 2

Tuesday 20th October
Online
Free

SKILLS MATCH WEBINAR | Communication Tools for Effective Leadership & Project Management

Wednesday 21st October
Online
Free

Community Energy: Its role in the future of NI’s energy system.

Wednesday 21st October
Online
Free

Impacts of the environment, nutrient loading and other human pressures on life in rivers and lakes

Wednesday 21st October
Online
Free

Priorities for NI infrastructure – economic recovery post COVID–19, funding and delivery, and the role of City and Growth Deals

Wednesday 21st October
Online
See website for details

Understanding Fuel Poverty and the implications for Health and Wellbeing

Thursday 22nd October
Online
Free

EEA COVID Debate No: 4 – COVID–19 and Nature –– The Planetary Boundaries

Thursday 22nd October
Facebook Live
Free

UK higher education and net zero – the curriculum, collaboration, and sustainable estates and practices

Thursday 22nd October
Online
See website for details

Changing the Focus – wildlife recording during lockdown

Friday 23rd October
Online
Free

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Where the land meets the sea – a holistic approach towards the sustainable management of the marine environment and natural resources

Wednesday 28th October
Online
Free

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November

      
01
02

Enabling Biodiversity Net Gain in the Planning System

Tuesday 3rd November
Online
Public Sector Rate: £389.00 Private Sector Rate: £575.00 Voluntary Sector Rate: £315.00

CLIMATE ASSEMBLY UK: PATH TO NET ZERO

Wednesday 4th November
Online
Free

Northern Ireland Infrastructure Investment Conference

Thursday 5th November
Online
£185 +VAT

The future of food packaging

Thursday 5th November
Online
Free

Why do we need an Aarhus Centre for Environmental Justice in Ireland 1/2

Thursday 5th November
Online
Free

Autumn Lecture Series Belfast: Georgian Town to Divided City 1770–1920

Thursday 5th November
Online
Free

Mainstreaming Culture and Heritage into Climate Planning

Friday 6th November
Online
Free

What if museums could be engine rooms for the imagination?

Friday 6th November
Online
Free

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08

Heritage Recovery Fund Northern Ireland applicants webinar

Monday 9th November
Online
Free

ICE Strategy Session: The value of community engagement on infrastructure projects

Tuesday 10th November
Online
Free

Why do we need an Aarhus Centre for Environmental Justice in Ireland 2/2

Tuesday 10th November
Online
Free

The UN SDGs and climate change (Reading Climate Festival)

Wednesday 11th November
Online
Free

Heritage Recovery Fund Northern Ireland applicants webinar

Thursday 12th November
Online
Free

Introduction to the Hands–On Heritage project

Thursday 12th November
Online
Free

Sustainable cities with Amahra Spence

Thursday 12th November
Online
Free

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14

How To Talk About The Climate Crisis To Anyone

Sunday 15th November
Online
£27.54

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Past Matters: Climate Emergency and Action

Tuesday 17th November
Online
Free

The future for Northern Ireland energy policy – the energy strategy and net zero targets, security of supply, and the impact on industry and consumers

Wednesday 18th November
Online
See website for details

Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States Regional Climate Heritage Forum

Thursday 19th November
Online
Free

Valuing Traditional Knowledge in Climate Action

Friday 20th November
Online
Free

Maintenance Week NI 2020

Friday 20th November
Online
Free

Heritage–based Adaptation and Mitigation | Documentary Film Premiere

Saturday 21st November
Online
Free

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Green nudges for promoting sustainability during Covid

Tuesday 24th November
Online
Free

Northern Ireland Environment Forum 2020 – Exclusive offer for NIEL Members!

Wednesday 25th November
Online
£95 + VAT for NIEL members

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Tree Charter Festival 2020

Saturday 28th November
Online
Free

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