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    Snowdrop Walks

    Saturday 2nd February
    The Argory Moy
    Normal Admission

    Woodland Management – Saintfield Estate

    Sunday 3rd February
    Saintfield Estate
    N/A

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    Public Money for Public Goods – Benefits for farmers, rural communities and the environment

    Thursday 7th February
    Seamus Heaney Centre, 45 Main Street, Bellaghy BT45 8HT
    Free

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    Tackling Food Waste: Protecting the Environment and Helping Society

    Wednesday 13th February
    De Vere Holborn Bars, 138–142 Holborn, London
    See website for details

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    Nest Fest

    Saturday 16th February
    Springhill, Moneymore
    Normal Admission

    Path & Hedge Maintenance

    Sunday 17th February
    Bog Meadows Nature Reserve, Belfast
    N/A

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    CEDaR Recorders Days – Belfast

    Wednesday 20th February
    Ulster Museum, Belfast
    Free

    21

    Dry Stone Walling

    Friday 22nd February
    Drumnaph Nature Reserve
    Free (lunch provided)

    Evening Social Event in Belfast

    Saturday 23rd February
    Belfast
    N/A

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    Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme (CEVAS) Training (Therapeutic route)

    Tuesday 26th February
    Bradkeel Social Farm, Plumbridge, County Tyrone BT79 8BN 307
    £240 inc VAT

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    Irish Conference 2019 Wading into Water: The Assessment and Management of our Aquatic Environment

    Thursday 28th February
    Radisson Blu, Athlone
    CIEEM Member (Fellow, Full, Associate, Graduate) £125.00 CIEEM member (Qual or Retd) £75.00 CIEEM Student Member £30.00 Non Member Ticket £175.00 Student (not a CIEEM member) £50.00

    BITC Charity Learning Network

    Thursday 28th February
    Arthur Cox, Victoria House, 15–17 Gloucester St, Belfast
    £295 + VAT

      

    Environmental education

    Changing the attitude of society to the environment is crucial to the long term prosperity of Northern Ireland – the environment is the valuable resource on which our economy is based. Sustained environmental education at various levels (from school to general public) is needed.

    Environmental education

    Research has shown that outdoor and environmental education has multiple benefits for children. Schools can be seen as drivers of sustainability at the heart of their communities, promoting a culture of ‘learning together’. Engaging adults in informal lifelong learning using the outdoors also brings a range of benefits. Environmental education has been shown to:

    • Improve academic performance across the curriculum including numeracy, literacy and STEM activities
    • Encourage children to transfer and apply skills learned in the classroom, and lets them gain skills to tackle future environmental issues facing Northern Ireland
    • Increase equality of opportunity for children from all backgrounds
    • Improve discipline in the classroom
    • Bring inherent health and wellbeing benefits to children and adults
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