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Tree Maintenance

Sunday 2nd February
Kilmacrew House, near Banbridge
Free

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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

Ballynature Day

Saturday 29th February
Ballynure Village, near Ballyclare, Co. Antrim

 

Farmers must adapt for climate 23 January 2020

NI farmers ‘must adapt to hit climate change goal’ (via BBC)

   
  Farming
 
By Conor Macauley

Northern Ireland’s farmers must adapt along with others in the UK to help reach a key target on climate change, a government advisory body has said.

Suggestions include planting a fifth of UK farmland with trees. Livestock numbers should be reduced, as should the consumption of beef and dairy, a new report suggests. Its recommendations also include restoring peatlands, while the 13.6m tonnes of food thrown away in the UK every year should be cut by a fifth.

The recommendations are in the first report by the Committee on Climate Change on how the sector must adapt to help achieve a government target of net zero carbon by 2050.

Read more via BBC