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Shovel–ready Nature–based Solutions in the UK Overseas Territories

Wednesday 16th September
Online
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The future for agricultural land use – productivity, environmental sustainability, and innovation

Thursday 17th September
Online
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Embedding the natural capital approach in planning and development

Thursday 17th September
Online
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Culture Night 2020 – Discover The Irish Architectural Archive

Friday 18th September
Online
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Financing place–based climate action – how to deliver a green and just recovery from COVID–19?

Friday 18th September
Online
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RSPB Woodlands for Climate and Nature

Tuesday 22nd September
Online
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Next steps for reducing food waste and plastic packaging – innovation and latest initiatives, responsibility and accountability, and priorities for policy

Tuesday 22nd September
Online
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Marine Energy in Northern Ireland: Opportunities and Challenges

Wednesday 23rd September
Online
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Healthy People on a Healthy Planet

Thursday 24th September
Online
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Local climate praxis: bridging the gap between theory and practice on local

Wednesday 30th September
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Song of The Bog Conference

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Lough Neagh Discovery Centre

Bogs have been part of the consciousness of this landscape for centuries. They have inspired poetry, provided a window on the past, a source of warmth and a home to the richest of ecologies.  The Lough Neagh landscape has more than its fair share of these riches.Peat joins the built, natural and cultural elements of our heritage like nothing else. Of course, there are challenges in any talk of bogs and there are often problems of perception but the opportunities of this unique part of our landscape are immense.

The bog is not only a reservoir of carbon trapped by the plants that grew at its surface; it is a repository of information about our past and particularly about the ways communities used or abused the landscapes that supported them.

This conference, which was made possible by funding supplied by Heritage Lottery Fund, will we hope be the beginning of a conversation around the value of bog lands to us all. We invite you to come along to this day and start our journey towards unlocking the song of the bog.

Read more via Lough Neagh Partnership…

Cost   More Details Free
Time   More Details 9:00am – 3:45pm
Contact   More Details
028 7941 7941
info@discoverloughneagh.com
www.discoverloughneagh.com/songofthebog