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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

     

    UK Universities blow to Big Oil 13 January 2020

    Half of UK universities have committed to divest from fossil fuel (via The Guardian)

      
    Oil Rig
     
    By Matthew Taylor

    Half of UK universities have signed up to divest from fossil fuels in what campaigners say is a significant blow to the “social licence” of big oil.

    Seventy–eight of the UK’s 154 public universities have joined the divestment campaign, either divesting or pledging to divest hundreds of millions from the fossil fuel industry.

    Although some of the universities have only withdrawn from certain fossil fuels – such as tar sands or coal – others have already divested from all fossil fuels as part of what campaigners say it is an accelerating process of delegitimisation of the industry.

    Read more via The Guardian