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Events

 

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Storytelling by the Fire

Friday 3rd November
Florence Court
Adult £15

Autumn Garden Walk

Saturday 4th November
Mount Stewart
Adult £10, Child £5

Jo’s Walks — The building of Murlough: Part 1

Saturday 4th November
Murlough NNR, Keel Point, Dundrum entrance
No Charge, Donations Welcome

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Changing Landscapes: Protecting the environment in a new Europe

Monday 6th November
Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

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BTO NI Conference

Saturday 11th November
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre
see above

Path Maintenance & Scrub Control

Sunday 12th November
Bog Meadows Nature Reserve Belfast
Free

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Innovative Learning using GIS, ICT and Fieldwork

Saturday 18th November
Tollymore Field Studies Centre
£45 including lunch

Have a go: Dry Stone Walling

Saturday 18th November
Strangford Lough
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Creative Writing Workshop

Saturday 18th November
Mount Stewart
£19

Family Festive Film Fun

Saturday 18th November
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

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NIEA Conference on Water Framework Directive – Future Partnerships

Saturday 25th November
College of Agriculture Food & Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), Greenmount Campus, 45 Tirgracy Road, Antrim BT41 4PS
Free

Crafted

Saturday 25th November
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Hedge Maintenance

Sunday 26th November
Gilford Castle, Gilford Co Armagh
Free

World Forum on Natural Capital 2017

Monday 27th November
Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh
See website for details

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Marine Litter Watch 7 September 2017

The summer 2017 edition of Marine Litter Watch, the newsletter of the Marine Litter Strategy, is now available using the link below.

https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/daera/Marine%20Litter%20Watch%20issue%2010%20-%20Summer%202017.pdf

Thank you to everyone who has contributed article, updates and images.

This edition focuses on the focuses on the clean–up and data capture activities that people are taking around our coast.

The newsletter opens with an article by Karin Dubsky who is the international coordinator for Coastwatch. Coastwatch undertakes an annual survey of biodiversity and litter on the island of Ireland.

Gwen Moncoiffé, a volunteer litter picker, describes the monthly clean–ups she has carried out north of Portaferry since September 2016.

Elaine Smith, from Mid and East Antrim Borough Council describes how council is working with volunteers to address the problem of marine litter in Larne Lough around the mouth of the River Inver.

Jodie McAneaney, from Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful describes how you can join Adopt A Spot volunteers and help to revitalise communities across Northern Ireland.

Also included in the ezine are short news articles and updates.

We hope you enjoy reading the newsletter and if you have any ideas for articles for future editions please contact us at: marinestrategy@daera-ni.gov.uk

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