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Nov 2017 right left


Storytelling by the Fire

Friday 3rd November
Florence Court
Adult £15

Autumn Garden Walk

Saturday 4th November
Mount Stewart
Adult £10, Child £5

Jo’s Walks — The building of Murlough: Part 1

Saturday 4th November
Murlough NNR, Keel Point, Dundrum entrance
No Charge, Donations Welcome


Changing Landscapes: Protecting the environment in a new Europe

Monday 6th November
Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Heritage Angel Awards 2017 – Featuring ‘Heritage in Song’!

Tuesday 7th November
Grand Opera House, Belfast BT12 4GN

ESRC Festival of Social Science – SMEs meeting the climate change challenge

Tuesday 7th November
110 Victoria Street, Belfast BT1 3GN
See website for details


Key issues for energy policy in Northern Ireland: security of supply, the single energy market and the future for renewables

Thursday 9th November
TBC, Belfast
See website for details

The Future of the UK Environment: delivering health and wellbeing over the next 25 years

Thursday 9th November
Aston University, Birmingham
See website for details


BTO NI Conference

Saturday 11th November
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre
see above

Path Maintenance & Scrub Control

Sunday 12th November
Bog Meadows Nature Reserve Belfast


How GDPR will impact your organisation

Friday 17th November
Rural Community Network, 38a Oldtown Street, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone BT80 8EF

Innovative Learning using GIS, ICT and Fieldwork

Saturday 18th November
Tollymore Field Studies Centre
£45 including lunch

Have a go: Dry Stone Walling

Saturday 18th November
Strangford Lough
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Creative Writing Workshop

Saturday 18th November
Mount Stewart

Family Festive Film Fun

Saturday 18th November
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free


UK Farming and the Environment Post–Brexit

Tuesday 21st November
TBC, Central London
See website for details

BRICK Workshop 33, Hillsborough Castle

Tuesday 21st November
Hillsborough Castle
£19, bursaries available


ASCENT Workshop

Thursday 23rd November
Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, 32 Hilltown Road, Bryansford, Newcastle


NIEA Conference on Water Framework Directive – Future Partnerships

Saturday 25th November
College of Agriculture Food & Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), Greenmount Campus, 45 Tirgracy Road, Antrim BT41 4PS


Saturday 25th November
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Hedge Maintenance

Sunday 26th November
Gilford Castle, Gilford Co Armagh

World Forum on Natural Capital 2017

Monday 27th November
Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh
See website for details


Water Northern Ireland Conference 2018

Thursday 22 February 2018

Crowne Plaza Belfast, 117 Milltown Road, Shaw’s Bridge, Belfast BT8 7XP


With PC15 at the halfway stage and thoughts of the lessons learnt now turning to proposals for PC21, the Northern Ireland water sector is at a critical stage.

Taking place on 22 February in Belfast, the 2018 WWT Water Northern Ireland Conference & Exhibition is the only event that brings all the major stakeholders together to work collaboratively and address the current pressures facing the sector.

Expert speakers include:

  • Linda MacHugh, Director of Water Policy & Shareholder Division, Dept for Infrastructure
  • Jenny Pyper, Chief Executive Officer, Utility Regulator
  • Sara Venning, Chief Executive Officer, Northern Ireland Water
  • Tracey Teague, Director of Natural Environment Division, NI Environment Agency
  • Michael McCallion, Head of the Climate Change Unit, DAERA
  • Nick Mills, Head of Wastewater Innovation, Thames Water
  • Paddy Brow, Head of Living with Water Programme, Northern Ireland Water
  • Jane Mellor, Head of Operational Procurement, Northern Ireland Water
  • Alan Reddick, Head of Capital Procurement Unit, Dept for Infrastructure

Attend this CPD–certified event to:

  • Assess the strategic priorities for PC21 and long–term investment

  • Gain insight into Northern Ireland Water’s capital delivery plans

  • Hear from industry leaders on the keys to success with digital transformation

  • Examine what effects climate change may have on future decision–making strategy

  • Learn how the development of SuDs in Northern Ireland are progressing

  • Hear what the Utility Regulator has in store for the next pricing period

NIEL Members can avail of a special 15% discount for this event. Contact for more information.


Cost   More Details Contact for details
Time   More Details 8:40am – 4:45pm
Contact   More Details Nicola Gillman
+44 (0)1342 332045