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Snowdrop Strolls

Thursday 1st February
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Snowdrop Walks

Saturday 3rd February
Springhill, Moneymore
Normal Admission Members Free

Snowdrop Walks

Saturday 3rd February
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission Members Free

Path Edging and Bird Count

Saturday 3rd February
Comber Greenway
Free

Pond Improvement

Sunday 4th February
Rea’s Wood Antrim
Free

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Rethinking Engagement – A Dialogue Approach

Wednesday 7th February
Holywell Diversecity Community Partnership Building, 10–12 Bishop St, Derry

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NI Science Festival 2018

Thursday 15th February
Various, see website for details
See website for details

Brexit, Climate and Energy Policy

Thursday 15th February
Arthur Cox, Ten Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
Free

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Nest Fest

Saturday 17th February
Springhill, Moneymore
Normal Admission, Members Free

Woodland walk at Breen Forest on Glenshesk Road

Saturday 17th February
Breen Forest on Glenshesk Road
Free

Scrub Clearance

Sunday 18th February
Slievenacloy Nature Reserve, Belfast Hills
Free

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Priorities for Transport Infrastructure in Northern Ireland

Tuesday 20th February
Radisson Blu Hotel, The Gasworks, 3 Cromac P lace, Ormeau Road, Belfast
See website for details

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Water Northern Ireland Conference 2018

Thursday 22nd February
Crowne Plaza Belfast, 117 Milltown Road, Shaw’s Bridge, Belfast BT8 7XP
Contact connor@nienvironmentlink.org for details

Shifting Shores Wave 2 seminar

Thursday 22nd February
Olympic Suite, Titanic Belfast

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Grassroots Social Event in Belfast

Saturday 24th February
TBC
Free

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Young Environmentalist Awards NI 15 November 2016

Young Environmentalist Awards Road Show is coming to Northern Ireland (via ECO–UNESCO)

 

There’s only two weeks left to register for the ECO–UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards 2017. Ireland’s environmental and youth organisation are inviting all young people across Ireland and Northern Ireland to enter Ireland’s biggest ECO–Awards scheme for young people!

Now in its 18th year, the Young Environmentalist Awards (YEA) is open to young people aged 10–18 years old across the island of Ireland who want to take action to protect their environment. This exciting programme sees groups from schools, youth and community organisations come up with real solutions to environmental issues, often benefitting their schools, communities and having impact on global environmental issues. Groups can register online on the ECO–UNESCO website or call their office.

A ‘YEA Road Show’ will be travelling around towns in Northern Ireland over the coming week to inspire and support young people to start their very own eco–action projects. The training will be provided to all registered groups free of charge.

Last year, over 4,000 young people entered Ireland’s biggest celebration of youth ECO–action. There were hundreds of project entries ranging from creating and selling organic and eco–friendly beauty products, to delivering environmental workshops in schools, to building community gardens, to lobbying politicians for change. 80 groups went on to attend the prestigious Young Environmental Awards Final Ceremony on 18th May at the Mansion House in Dublin.

“Each year I am so inspired and uplifted by the innovation and passion of young people all across Ireland and so impressed with the quality of the projects that they carry out.  Last year we received the highest number of entries from Northern Ireland, and I hope that this year will be no exception! I’m looking forward to many more outstanding projects”, commented Elaine Nevin, National Director of ECO–UNESCO.

Participants can submit their project in one of ten categories that include Climate Change, Biodiversity, Energy, Waste, Community Development and Art and Design. Once registered, entrants have until the end of February 2017 to complete their project, before entering the heat of the ECO–Dens in March–April to pitch their project to the judges for a coveted place in the prestigious Final in May.


Read the full press release here…