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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.


 


11/12/2018    Rewilding in a changing climate    0.5 Day

Huxley Lecture Theatre, Main Meeting Rooms, Zoological Society of London, Outer Circle, Regents Park, NW1 4RY, Zoological Society of London. Contact: jennifer.howes@zsl.org https://c-js.info/2x6mMhh

Climate change is happening fast, driving some ecosystems well beyond their limits. As environments alter and species redistribute themselves in response, restoring habitats to historical benchmarks may no longer be an option. Debate rewilding, a novel ecosystem management approach to conserving biodiversity.


12/12/2018    Community Land Summit 2018    1 Day

23 Edge Street, North Quarter, Manchester, M4 1HW, Community Land Scotland. Contact: info@communitylandscotland.org.uk https://c-js.info/2AzCAtJ


16/12/2018    BES Annual Meeting 2018    4 Days

Birmingham ICC, British Ecological Society. Contact: https://c-js.info/2KMm3tr


10/01/2019    Ecology and Evolution Ireland    3 Days

Galway, Ireland, British Ecological Society. Contact: https://c-js.info/2OUCgQo

Registration is now open for this exciting programme of oral and poster sessions with national and international plenary speakers, training events, workshops and networking opportunities. The conference will interest academic and professional ecologists and students working in higher education and research institutions, as well as non-governmental organizations, ecological consultancies and other professionals in ecology.


11/01/2019    Gordon Buchanan: Animal Families and Me    1 Day

Attenborough Nature Reserve, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Contact: 0115 972 1777 enquiries@attenboroughnaturecentre.co.uk https://c-js.co.uk/2KAo6wR

Join us for this Evening with Gordon Buchanan from 7.30-10pm at The Pearson Centre for Young People, Beeston, which will include a talk, Q&A session, and time for a spot of tea and cake. £18.95.


15/01/2019    Marine plastic pollution: the science story     0.5 Day

Huxley Lecture Theatre, Main Meeting Rooms, Zoological Society of London, Outer Circle, Regents Park, NW1 4RY, Zoological Society of London. Contact: jennifer.howes@zsl.org https://c-js.info/2CMu0fE

Marine plastic pollution is one of the hottest environmental topics of our time. Highlighting research by ZSL’s #OneLess campaign and Thames River plastic bottle monitoring programme, discuss the social-science behind the movement to reduce single-use plastic, and how to focus future research and conservation interventions. 


17/01/2019    Future of environmental principles and governance post-Brexit    1 Day

Central London, Westminster Forum Projects. Contact: https://c-js.info/2npAVkk


18/01/2019    An Evening with Mark Avery    1 Day

Idle Valley Nature Reserve, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Contact: 0115 972 1777 enquiries@attenboroughnaturecentre.co.uk https://c-js.co.uk/2KAo6wR

Join us at our Idle Valley Reserve for An Evening with Mark Avery which will include a talk, Q&A session, and a chance to meet Mark. There will also be time for a spot of tea and cake from our cafe. £9.95, 7.30-10pm. Doors open at 6.30pm.


21/01/2019    Creating Value from Woodland – new opportunities in the Northern Forest    1 Day

Ballroom, Trafford Hall, Ince Lane, Chester, CH2 4JP, Institute of Chartered Foresters. Contact: https://c-js.info/2AytrSj


26/01/2019    An Evening with David Lindo    1 Day

Idle Valley Nature Reserve, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Contact: 0115 972 1777 enquiries@attenboroughnaturecentre.co.uk https://c-js.co.uk/2KAo6wR

Join us at our Idle Valley Reserve for An Evening with David Lindo which will include a talk, Q&A session, and a chance to meet David. There will also be time for a spot of tea and cake from our cafe. £9.95. 7.30-10pm. Doors open at 6.30pm.


29/01/2019    Urban Community Land Gathering    1 Day

The Pearce Institute, 840-86 Govan Road, Glasgow, G51 3UU , Community Land Scotland. Contact: https://c-js.info/2QeiIa5


30/01/2019    UK Climate Change Preparedness: Embedding a Holistic Approach to Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation     1 Day

Central London, Public Policy Exchange. Contact: https://c-js.info/2AmfczK


02/02/2019    Iolo Williams: British Birds of Prey - Their Status and Conservation    1 Day

Attenborough Nature Reserve, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Contact: 0115 972 1777 enquiries@attenboroughnaturecentre.co.uk https://c-js.co.uk/2KAo6wR

Join us for this Evening with Iolo Williams from 7.30-10pm at The Pearson Centre for Young People, Beeston, which will include a talk, Q&A session, and time for a spot of tea and cake. £14.95.


09/02/2019    Caring for British Wildlife Conference 2019    2 Days

Somerset, Secret World Wildlife Rescue. Contact: 01278768720 laura.benfield@secretworld.org https://c-js.info/2Ay4M0b

Please visit the website for more information, including daily rate prices, confirmed speakers and course content


09/02/2019    Herpetofauna Workers’ Meeting 2019    2 Days

Best Western Plus Stoke on Trent Moat House, Staffordshire, Amphibian and Reptile Conservation. Contact: https://c-js.info/2PZ1ddT


12/02/2019    How electronic animal tracking has revolutionised marine conservation    0.5 Day

Huxley Lecture Theatre, Main Meeting Rooms, Zoological Society of London, Outer Circle, Regents Park, NW1 4RY, Zoological Society of London. Contact: jennifer.howes@zsl.org https://c-js.info/2MggkZF

The oceans are changing and until recently their sheer size and inaccessibility has hindered our understanding of the consequent impacts on biodiversity. Animal tracking is now incredibly sophisticated, revealing behaviour in animals that we haven’t been able to study before. Discuss how data from telemetry technologies could improve marine conservation.


12/02/2019    People & Dogs in the Outdoors Seminar    2 Days

Lynford Hall Hotel & Thetford Forest, Outdoor Recreation Network. Contact: https://c-js.info/2PP3sAs

The Outdoor Recreation Network is pleased to announce that its next seminar on the hot topic of people and dogs in the outdoors will be hosted by Forestry Comission England and the Kennel Club. With input from key policy-makers, stakeholders, academics and practitioners, this exciting two-day event will cover important contemporary policy and practice matters.


28/02/2019    Natural Capital Investment Conference 2019    1 Day

The Royal Society, London, Ecosystems Knowledge Network. Contact: 03332406990 info@ecosystemsknowledge.net https://c-js.info/2AplwVN


28/02/2019    Irish Conference 2019 Wading into Water: The Assessment and Management of our Aquatic Environment    1 Day

Ireland, CIEEM. Contact: 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net https://c-js.info/2QeaQp3

This conference will provide forward thinking, practical advice and best practice examples, giving the attendees an opportunity to learn and take useful information into their work when Wading into Water.


02/03/2019    TVERC Spring Recorders' Conference    1 Day

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford, Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre. Contact: 01865 815451 tverc@oxfordshire.gov.uk https://c-js.info/2LH4VSK

Further details to follow


12/03/2019    Can we find better ways to live with wildlife?    1 Day

Huxley Lecture Theatre, Main Meeting Rooms, ZSL London Zoo, ZSL. Contact:


12/03/2019    Next steps for protecting natural capital in England: value, governance and assessing policy developments    1 Day

Central London, Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum. Contact: https://c-js.info/2PTQXUj


16/03/2019    Recorders' Gathering    1 Day

Battleby, Perth, Butterfly Conservation. Contact: https://c-js.info/2tP4Ntg


16/03/2019    Simon King: Call of the Wild - Communicating with Nature    1 Day

Attenborough Nature Reserve, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Contact: 0115 972 1777 enquiries@attenboroughnaturecentre.co.uk https://c-js.co.uk/2KAo6wR

Join us for this Evening with Simon King from 7.30-10pm at The Pearson Centre for Young People, Beeston, which will include a talk, Q&A session, and time for a spot of tea and cake. £14.95.


20/03/2019    Drought and Water Scarcity: addressing current and future challenges, International Academic Conference    2 Days

Pembroke College, Oxford University, About Drought. Contact: info@aboutdrought.info https://c-js.info/2OV2S3r

Droughts pose a substantial threat to the environment, agriculture, infrastructure, society and culture in the UK, yet our ability to characterise and predict their occurrence, duration and intensity, as well as minimise their impacts, is often inadequate. Join us to hear about our research at our International Conference


08/04/2019    Unifying Tropical Ecology: Strengthening collaborative science    5 Days

Appleton Tower, Edinburgh, BES/gtö. Contact: https://c-js.info/2whBO2v

In 2019, gtö & BES will come together for a joint symposium with support from the Association for Tropical Biology & Conservation. This collaborative venture will bring together ecologists from the UK & Europe, together with their research partners from across the entire tropics. Submissions for Thematic Sessions, which will feature at this exciting joint Symposium, are now open.


09/04/2019    Ocean Business 2019    3 Days

National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, Diversified Communications UK. Contact: https://www.oceanbusiness.com/


09/04/2019    Indigenous knowledge and conservation management: challenges and opportunities     1 Day

Huxley Lecture Theatre, Main Meeting Rooms, ZSL London Zoo, ZSL. Contact: https://c-js.info/2OSrIkq


24/04/2019    Mitigating single pathogen and co-infections that threaten amphibian biodiversity     2 Days

Huxley Lecture Theatre, Main Meeting Rooms, ZSL London Zoo, ZSL. Contact: https://c-js.info/2OO65Sq


08/05/2019    World Conference on “Forests for Public Health”    4 Days

Athens, Greece, Forest Research Institute. Contact: https://c-js.info/2OBwDGw


11/05/2019    The Ocean Tide and the Port of Liverpool    1 Day

Liverpool, National Oceanography Centre. Contact: communications@noc.ac.uk https://conference.noc.ac.uk/ocean-tide-and-port-liverpool


14/05/2019    Street-smart animals: incorporating cognitive behaviour into conservation efforts     1 Day

Huxley Lecture Theatre, Main Meeting Rooms, ZSL London Zoo, ZSL. Contact: https://c-js.info/2z63kBn


19/06/2019    Evolving the Forest    3 Days

Dartington Hall, Devon, England, TQ9 6EL, art.earth, Royal Forestry Society and Timber Strategies. Contact: https://c-js.info/2yMSAYy

A three-day international gathering bringing together creative thinkers and doers to explore the forest and how we live with trees. Evolving the Forest is convened by art.earth, the Royal Forestry Society and Timber Strategies. The event incorporates the 2019 Annual Conference of the Royal Forestry Society.


08/09/2019    AA Conference 2019    4 Days

University of Exeter, The Arboricultural Association. Contact: events@trees.org.uk https://c-js.info/2PoEBmH


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