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World People Of Nature Day– Green Childhood

Friday 1st October
Online

Winter Migration Festival

Saturday 2nd October
Castle Espie
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Floodplain Meadows Partnership Conference 2021

Wednesday 13th October
Online
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Cave Hill Fungal Foray

Saturday 16th October
Belfast Castle
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Nature Means Business Online Conference

Tuesday 19th October
Online
£5.98

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

Sunday 31st October
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See NMNI response to the Environmental Plans, Principles and Governance Public Discussion Document

Brexit is bringing huge changes to how we manage the environment in Northern Ireland. This brings both serious challenges and exciting opportunities to shape the laws and governance that protect nature.

Nature Matters NI

Nature Matters NI is a campaign led by a coalition of environmental organisations in Northern Ireland. We’re on a mission to protect nature so that we can secure the best future for our environment after Brexit.

Nature Matters NI is campaigning for:

  • Funding for nature conservation to replace existing EU funding programmes such as LIFE+ and INTERREG.

We need new nature friendly agriculture legislation that will enable farmers and nature to thrive together, creating a countryside that is both productive and bursting with wildlife. This animation explains why this needs to happen in Northern Ireland:

Our Brexit Position Statements can be viewed here…

Follow @NatureMattersNI to help protect the environment in Northern Ireland.

The NIEL Brexit Coalition

The NIEL Brexit Coalition is a wide range of organisations and individuals dedicated to securing the best future for our environment post Brexit. Nature Matters NI is our public–facing campaign comprising of organisations such as the National Trust, Northern Ireland Environment Link, RSPB NI, and Ulster Wildlife, representing approximately 100,000 members in Northern Ireland.