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Influencing the Policy Agenda

Tuesday 2nd June

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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

    
 

Free Nature for crisis relief 19 March 2020

UK nature reserves stay open for springtime solace during crisis (via The Guardian)

 
Ballintoy
 

By Damian Carrington

The Wildlife Trusts, National Trust and RSPB have assured the public that their nature reserves remain open for people to walk in and enjoy as nature springs into life.

Research shows that time spent in nature is beneficial for mental and physical health, and current government advice on coronavirus is that people without symptoms or health vulnerabilities can go for a walk outdoors if they stay the recommended two metres away from others.

People have been using the hashtags #everydaywildlife and #solaceinnature on Twitter to share uplifting images. Hetty Upton, an outreach officer at the University of Exeter, tweeted: “Tadpoles in my pond are clearly ignoring mass gathering restrictions!”

Read more via The Guardian