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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

 

NI law change to promote e–bikes 5 February 2020

Stormont minister Mallon in legal push to encourage e–bike users (via Belfast Telegraph)

   
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By Claire Williamson

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has confirmed she will bring forward legislation to encourage the use of electric bikes.

A law dating back to 1955 means that e–bikes in Northern Ireland are considered mopeds, and riders require a licence and insurance.

Those caught using them without the proper licence or insurance face being hit with six penalty points or a fine of up to £1,000. In the rest of the UK anyone over 14 can ride one without a licence, tax or insurance.

Read more via Belfast Telegraph