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CEDaR 20th Anniversary


There will be a series of events to mark 20 years since CEDaR was estabished. Details can be found on the 'CEDaR 20th Anniversary' page.

Other events

Sunday 18th January
Bowara work party, Fermanagh
Meet at Round ‘O’ Quay, Enniskillen at 10.30 before heading on to Bowara, a special site for Dingy Skipper and Cryptic Wood White.  This will be a fun day of practical conservation work to help clear back scrub and open up the site for wild plants and beasties.
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Wednesday 28th January – Garden Birdwatch Course, Mount Stewart
10:00 – 13:00 Free morning workshop learning about how you can contribute to important scientific research by watching birds in your garden.
 
Saturday 31st January  – Garden Birdwatch Course, Down Museum
10:00 – 13:00 Free morning workshop learning about how you can contribute to important scientific research by watching birds in your garden.
 
Thursday 5th February  – Garden Birdwatch Course, Redburn Community Centre, Holywood
10:00 – 13:00 Free morning workshop learning about how you can contribute to important scientific research by watching birds in your garden.
 
Saturday 7th February – Garden Birdwatch Course, Castle Espie, Comber
10:00 – 13:00 Free morning workshop learning about how you can contribute to important scientific research by watching birds in your garden.

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Butterfly Conservation Northern Ireland

 
Thursday 12th February – BCNI Winter Talks, House of Sport, Belfast
19:30 Cliff Henry: A Ranger’s Photographic Diary of the rare, weird and fascinating wildlife of the Giant’s Causeway
Join us for an evening with Cliff as he takes on a journey around the causeway and gives us a glimpse into his work and wildlife encounters.
 
Thursday 12th March - BCNI Winter Talks, House of Sport, Belfast
19:30 Melina Quinn, NIEA: Maintaining and Providing Habitat for Pollinators
Melina from NIEA’s Biodiversity Unit comes to speak to us about ways we can all get involved in promoting pollinators
 
Saturday 11th April – NIRD 2015 – Northern Ireland Recorders Day
9:30 – 16:30 Peatlands Park, Dungannon
Our annual get together to look back at the year that was and forward to what is coming.  Speakers planned include Butterfly Conservation’s Head of Surveys from HQ, Richard Fox, Tomás Murray from Biodiversity Ireland, Geoff Newell on Solitary Bees, and a focus on Cryptic Wood Whites, our champion species of 2015.
 
Thursday 16th April – BCNI Winter Talks, House of Sport, Belfast
19:30 Roy Anderson: Insects of the Garden
A talk on the wild and wonderful you can encounter on your own doorstep with some basic tips on identifying very common but seldom recorded species.


Tuesday 17th – All Ireland Pollinator Symposium

9:00 – 17:00 Taking place in Waterford, a gathering of the Pollinator People, launching the All Ireland Pollinator Strategy to public consultation and giving everyone a chance to engage in taking this important initiative forwards.  http://www.biodiversityireland.ie/events/

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