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Events (Conferences, fairs etc)
Professional events, conferences, fairs etc held for the countryside, arboriculture, wildlife, ecology and conservation sectors.
There are a lot of Celebration Days in the countryside, conservation and environment sectors throughout the world, for example Tick Prevention Week starting 1 April in the UK is to raise awareness regarding the dangers of tick bites, and how to reduce the chance of infection. A useful thought for all outdoor types. Have a look at the list on Naturenet.
26/04/2017 Joint non-native invasive species meeting between Highland, Moray and Aberdeenshire 1 Day
Elgin Youth Centre, Inverness, Highland Environment Forum. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org www.highlandenvironmentforum.info/news.asp?intent=viewstory&newsid=87495
27/04/2017 Next steps for natural environment policy in England 1 Day
27/04/2017 Public Bodies and Lowland Deer Management 1 Day
This event will enable discussion and an exchange of information about the management of lowland deer, compliance with the Deer Code, development and adoption of Best Practice, practical delivery, and delivery of public interests.
27/04/2017 ICF North Scotland: Hardwood Development for North Scotland - Progress & Options 1 Day
Kiltarlity Village Hall, Beauly, IV4 7HH, Institute for Chartered Foresters. Contact: http://c-js.info/2mY44EL
27/04/2017 Providing national white-clawed crayfish havens through minerals restoration 1 Day
29/04/2017 TWIC Spring Conference: Farming and Biodiversity in Scotland - an Essential Partnership 1 Day
The Spring Conference is a chance for recorders to get together at the start of the season to share news and to enjoy an interesting programme of talks. The theme this time is farmland biodiversity. The event is free, but BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. Go to http://c-js.co.uk/2n2TaNs to book.
03/05/2017 British Hydrological Society Peter Wolf Symposium 2017 2 Days
Wallingford, British Hydrological Society/Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Contact: http://c-js.info/2n5vaXG
This Symposium is for hydrology consultants & policy makers, water utilities, PhD students and early career researchers. From £75.
04/05/2017 PCA Annual Conference & AGM 2017 1 Day
04/05/2017 Workshop on Ecology and the National Climate Change Adaptation Programme 1 Day
Charles Darwin House, British Ecological Society. Contact: http://c-js.info/2pfIlJC
05/05/2017 2017 NFBR and ALERC Conference “Think globally, record locally” 2 Days
09/05/2017 4th IRF European Ranger Congress 2017 5 Days
Litomerice, Czech Republic , International Ranger Federation. Contact: www.erc2017.org/
12/05/2017 The ARB Show 2 Days
Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8QS, Arboricultural Association. Contact: www.trees.org.uk/The-ARB-Show
17/05/2017 Natural capital accounting at the local and landscape scale: an introduction 1 Day
Peterborough, Ecosystems Knowledge Network. Contact: 0333 240 6990 http://c-js.info/2iPinYZ
These seminars will introduce the process of accounting for the value of the natural environment at the local and landscape scale. £55 to £85. Delivered in association with environmental economists at Aecom.
23/05/2017 Wood Meadow & Pastures 2 Days
25/05/2017 State of the World's Plants Symposium 2017 2 Days
26/05/2017 Engaging with Parliament and responding to inquiries: a BES/ZSL workshop 1 Day
Westminster, London, Zoological Society of London. Contact: http://c-js.info/2ovnrEZ
28/05/2017 International Peatland Society Annual Convention 2017 4 Days
Aberdeen Marriott Hotel, Overton Circle, Dyce, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB21 7AZ, UK Peat Society. Contact: https://peatlands2017.net/
15/06/2017 Next Steps for a National Air Quality Plan 1 Day
It comes in the context of Defra expected to publish an updated air quality plan following the High Court ruling that plans were not sufficient, as well as the upcoming guidance due to be issued by NICE around the time of this conference.
15/06/2017 The 15th annual Rural Entrepreneurship Conference 2 Days
The conference is a forum for academics, practitioners & policy-makers that are involved in rural entrepreneurship – whether it be entrepreneurial farmers, social enterprise, new business models or international development. The programme will commence with a welcome reception at the Newcastle University Business School on the evening of the 14th June. The main programme starts on main campus on the 15th June with a 9:00 registration and finishes on the 16th June at 15:00. For the conference, early bird rates are £185 before 29th April 2017 (After this, the fee will be £220). Please go to the website to find out more and to book your place.
16/06/2017 The Mammal Society 6th Student Conference 2 Days
There will be an exciting range of talks and posters and the opportunity to opportunity to gain new knowledge and experiences. On Saturday, join Northumbria Mammal Group for a day of mammal surveying. Tickets are limited, so book now to avoid disappointment.
17/06/2017 Wildflower Walk & Orchid Count 1 Day
Join us at beautiful Cae Blaen Dyffryn for the annual survey of the wild flowers and orchids at the reserve. The morning will include a guided walk and the afternoon will focus on counting the beautiful greater butterfly orchids. Booking is essential – please email email@example.com or call 02920 376193
28/06/2017 16th European seminar of the Institute of Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning 5 Days
Plymouth / Dartmoor, EOE Network. Contact: http://c-js.info/2ghnizj
Seminar Them: Outdoor Atmospheres and Narratives: Connecting people to the world Seminar Them: Outdoor Atmospheres and Narratives: Connecting people to the world
30/06/2017 School Farms Network Education Alliance Conference 2 Days
Cirencester, The Royal Agricultural University. Contact: http://c-js.info/2nsoXag
01/07/2017 Wild Flower & Orchid Count 1 Day
Join Plantlife’s Dr Trevor Dines and the North Wales Wildlife Trust and experience the beautiful Caeau Tan-y-Bwlch reserve this National Meadows Day! Take part in the annual and help us check the health of the meadows. Booking not required. Please see the website for directions and parking details.
01/07/2017 National Meadows Day Celebration at Dinefwr 1 Day
Come along and celebrate National Meadows Day at National Trust Dinefwr’s beautiful Castle Field. There will be activities for all the family including guided walks around the meadow, making wild flower bunting and bug hunts. Please visit the website for cost and booking details.
06/07/2017 PCA Structural Waterproofing Conference 1 Day
07/07/2017 2017 Forest School Association Conference 3 Days
08/07/2017 Plantlife Members & Friends Day 1 Day
Discover the exciting projects and activities taking place across our nation including our Lichen Apprenticeship Scheme and new Great Orme sheep! There will also be an afternoon walk to explore Kenfig sand dunes. Non members are very welcome. Visit the website for details of costs and booking.
11/07/2017 The state of the Thames 1 Day
14/09/2017 When senses take flight: understanding avian sensory behaviour in a changing world 2 Days
28/10/2017 Unknown Wales Conference 2017 1 Day
The 2017 Unknown Wales Conference, run in conjunction with the National Museum of Wales to celebrate the unknown aspects of Welsh wildlife
23/11/2017 PCA Invasive Weed Conference 1 Day
27/11/2017 World Forum on Natural Capital 2 Days
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