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The Smart and Green Building Show

Wednesday 1st May
Premier Publishing Ltd, Unit 51, Park West Entrprise Centre, Park West, Dublin 12
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Tiger Who Came to Tea

Friday 10th May
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission

NI Social Farms & Gardens Annual Forum 2019

Saturday 11th May
The Duncairn Centre, Duncairn Avenue, Belfast BT14 6BP

Knockbracken Allotments, South Belfast – Path Renovation

Sunday 12th May
Knockbracken Allotments South Belfast
Free

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An Evening Walk at a Scenic Location in the Belfast Area

Saturday 18th May
TBC
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Shared Heritage – Legacies of the First World War

Saturday 18th May
Various, see flyer for details

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Moyola Waterfoot Nature Reserve – Himalayan Balsam Control

Sunday 26th May
Moyola Waterfoot Nature Reserve
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Free Environmental Skills Training Course for Undergraduate Students

Tuesday 28th May

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The Northern Ireland Land Matters Task Force (LMTF) is a coalition of sectoral organisations seeking to influence and inform appropriate management, planning and protection of Northern Ireland’s limited land and landscape resource.

The Taskforce seeks to:

  • Inform and influence the development of strategic planning policy (regional and local) and legislation in Northern Ireland to ensure a sustainable, integrated and evidenced based approach to policy making.
  • Work with the Department for Infrastructure and Councils to ensure planning delivers protection and enhancement of our environment and contributes to societal well–being.
  • Provide a forum to share best practice ideas around planning policy development.
  • Promote the need for a high–level cross–cutting, strategic approach to landscape and land use planning, management and stewardship in Northern Ireland.
  • Support efforts to integrate the natural capital concept within planning policy and practice.

Towards A Land Strategy for Northern Ireland

“Towards A Land Strategy for Northern Ireland” reviews the contributions that land makes to the economic and social fabric of Northern Ireland and the realisation of sustainable development and the principle pressures placed on the overall resource. Compilation of this report was informed by a range of stakeholder perspectives, and from detailed observation of the development of the Scottish Land Use Strategy.

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Click on the links below to read more…

Towards a Land Strategy for NI – Briefing

Towards a Land Strategy for NI – Main Report

Towards a Land Strategy for NI – Presentation

Response to Strategic Planning Policy for Renewable Energy

Response to Review of Permitted Development Rights for Mineral Exploration

General Principles to Support the Development of Community Plans and Local Development Plans in Northern Ireland

Letter to Belfast City Council on Belfast Bank Buildings

Letter to Belfast City Council on Belfast Local Development Plan 2035

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