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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.
22/09/2018 Big BioBlitz Botanic Gardens 1 Day
Glasgow Botanic Gardens, The Conservation Volunteers. Contact: 07970169607 email@example.com
Free full day event to record wildlife in the city. Pond-dipping, foraging nature walks, invertebrate surveys, hapa-zome, stalls & crafts. Communal food share picnic, bring a dish and try others.
23/09/2018 Apple Day Brighton 1 Day
Apple Day Brighton is a free, family event in and around the orchards of Stanmer Park, featuring orchard-themed educational, fun activities for everyone. It includes orchard tours, food & drink, storytelling, children’s activities, music, apple identification, fruit tree growing advice, fruit from our orchards and stalls selling local produce.
25/09/2018 2018 Ranger Rendezvous 3 Days
The 2018 Ranger Rendezvous will take place at Netherurd House, near West Linton, in the Scottish Borders. There will be a range of talks and workshops covering this year’s theme of ‘Young People’. The conference is open to anyone working as a Countryside Ranger or Manager (or a similar profession) in Scotland.
29/09/2018 Autumn Recorders' Conference 1 Day
Join us for a day of talks, workshops and updates on biological recording. A great opportunity to meet other local naturalists and share news. There will also be a wildlife bookstall and space for groups to bring displays. £10 for students/volunteer recorders and £18 corporate/professional rate, includes lunch and refreshments.
29/09/2018 Northern Coleopterists Meeting 2018 1 Day
02/10/2018 IUCN UK Peatland Programme 2018 Conference 3 Days
Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs, IUCN UK Peatland Programme. Contact: https://c-js.info/2qIDDmf
02/10/2018 Giving animals choice: how ZSL's Zoo Keepers use science to positively impact animal welfare 0.5 Day
Hear directly from ZSL’s Zoo Keepers about their daily work with the animals in their care. Learn how they apply behavioural science for best practice in animal training to enrich the environments of ZSL's Living Collections, providing opportunities for animals to express their natural behaviours.
04/10/2018 5th World Conference on Climate Change 2 Days
04/10/2018 International Biodiversity Congress 2018 2 Days
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Dehradun, Navdanya. Contact: https://c-js.info/2LtsdA0
05/10/2018 2018 National Forest School Festival 3 Days
Bradmoor Woods, Norfolk, Forest School Association. Contact: https://c-js.info/2LoI55G
09/10/2018 Evidence to Action: Research to Address Illegal Wildlife 1 Day
We are thrilled to announce our event organised by Oxford Martin Programme on the Illegal Wildlife Trade, BIOSEC University of Sheffield, Lancaster Environment Centre, Durrell Institute of Conservation & Ecology & ZSL. The programme will bring together researchers & end-users from across all sectors working on IWT, to find new ways of working together to tackle this complex topic.
10/10/2018 Social Value of the Outdoors 3 Days
Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, Northern Ireland, Outdoor Recreation Network . Contact: https://c-js.info/2w9IZJU
11/10/2018 Urban trees of tomorrow – which are they and how to find them? 1 Day
The benefits of urban trees are well known - but which species are most suitable? Henrik Sjöman , from Gothenburg Botanic Garden, Sweden, discusses how he is looking for the best to create a diverse and resilient urban forest.
11/10/2018 Restoring Ratty Conference: A critical look at water vole conservation in the UK 2 Days
The Restoring Ratty Conference will take a critical look at past and present water vole conservation initiatives in the UK. There will be talks from water vole professionals about their projects and research on various issues and their solutions, along with a panel discussion session on issues affecting water voles.
11/10/2018 Raising the Standards of Animal Welfare: Ensuring Ethical Treatment at the Time of Slaughter 1 Day
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, Public Policy Exchange. Contact: https://c-js.info/2CPK1S0
11/10/2018 Strategic Planning for Landscape-Scale Conservation Symposium 1 Day
This event aims to share knowledge and best practice regarding strategic, landscape-scale planning for biodiversity (not just bats). It is now widely recognised that we need to act at a landscape-scale to create ecological networks and fulfil the Lawton vision of more, bigger, better and joined sites for nature conservation.
15/10/2018 Annual Update (IPROW conference) 2 Days
Leeds, IPROW. Contact: http://c-js.info/2uaPqyn
IPROW’s Update is a conference style event with a series of presentations, primarily from members, about recent innovations or initiatives, intended to provoke thought, discussion and opportunities for review or change of practice.
15/10/2018 7th International Society for Physical Activity and Health Congress (ISPAH) 3 Days
16/10/2018 IFM 49th Annual Conference 3 Days
The Guildhall, Hull, Institute of Fisheries Management. Contact: https://c-js.info/2spmw9C
16/10/2018 CIEEM Welsh Conference Recovering Nature: Approaches to species reintroduction and rewilding 1 Day
Park Inn by Radisson, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff, CF10 2JH, CIEEM. Contact: https://c-js.info/2L6iUot
The Conference aims to establish what rewilding is, its historical context and its value as a tool for ecological enhancement and protection. It will explore where rewilding stops and where traditional conservation management practices start. It will outline some of the measures, like species reintroduction, which can be employed to “re-wild” the landscape.
17/10/2018 Protecting British Pollinators: Preventing the Decline of Bees in Britain 1 Day
Central London, Public Policy Exchange Ltd. Contact: https://c-js.info/2NuKFoh
19/10/2018 AA Student Conference 2018 2 Days
The first ever UK Conference for Arboriculture Students will be a landmark event. Free entry on Friday to all students and Free entry for AA Student Members on Saturday will enable young professionals the chance to delve into some fantastic CPD, plus in-depth demonstrations and industry exhibitors providing advice and expertise.
23/10/2018 Communicate 2018: The Art of the Possible 1 Day
Communicate is an annual environmental communication conference bringing together a diverse group of delegates each year to develop their skills, share best practice and debate latest issues in science communication, nature conservation and engaging people with the natural world.
30/10/2018 Climate change adaptation in the natural environment: measuring progress 1 Day
David Attenborough Building, Cambridge University, BES Climate Change Ecology Special Interest Group. Contact: https://c-js.info/2CRDK8i
01/11/2018 Invasion Science: Connecting research, management and policy 2 Days
Charles Darwin House, London, BES Invasion Science Group. Contact: https://c-js.info/2nGKBqv
03/11/2018 Scottish Botanists' Conference 1 Day
06/11/2018 National Tree Officers Conference 2018 1 Day
Oakengates Theatre, Telford, Institute of Chartered Foresters. Contact: https://c-js.info/2KIsrlC
07/11/2018 Talking Plants: How to Communicate Plant Science 3 Days
bgen Conference, hosted by Cambridge University’s Botanic Garden and Sainsbury Laboratory, focusses on communicating plant science and research to a wide range of audiences. Join plant scientists from the University and plant science communicators and educators from across the UK for three days of ‘Talking Plants’.
09/11/2018 2018 ICF Midlands: Planning and Development in Existing Woodland 1 Day
The Core at Corby Cube, Institute of Chartered Foresters. Contact: https://www.charteredforesters.org/event/2018-icf-midlands-planning-and-development-in-existing-woodland/
10/11/2018 Annual Conference: The Ochils:- A Special Place 1 Day
10/11/2018 Badger Trust Symposium 2018 1 Day
Ashorne Hill Conference Centre, Leamington Spa, Badger Trust. Contact: https://www.badgertrust.org.uk/symposium
13/11/2018 Valuing Nature Annual Conference 2018 2 Days
13/11/2018 The Living Planet Report 2018: current trends and future targets for biodiversity 0.5 Day
The 2018 Living Planet Report will present the latest science-based analysis of the current state of global vertebrate biodiversity. Discuss what the next steps should be at this pivotal time for conservation. Having identified many threats to wildlife, what direction should conservation science take to reduce biodiversity decline?
16/11/2018 PTES Dormouse Mitigation Conference 1 Day
The Dormouse Mitigation Conference is a must for anyone involved in dormouse surveying, licencing and mitigation. You will get updates on survey techniques, how to plan mitigation strategies and updates to licensing legislation.
17/11/2018 Scottish Bat Workers Conference 2017 1 Day
Battleby Conference Centre, Redgorton, Perth PH1 3EW , Bat Conservation Trust. Contact: http://c-js.info/2w0EHXh
This is a one day conference open to anyone with an interest in bats. It will be held at the Battleby Conference centre near Perth. Attending the conference is a great way to update your bat knowledge, practical skills and to network, through the varied programme of talks and workshops.
20/11/2018 Rewilding Perspectives and Applications Conference 2018 1 Day
Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6JS, Royal Agricultural University and Cirencester Sixth Form College. Contact: https://c-js.info/2LMNx3x
20/11/2018 CIEEM Autumn Conference 2018 Advances in Ecological Restoration and Habitat Creation 2 Days
Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8RR, CIEEM. Contact: https://c-js.info/2N5GWxl
The two-day Autumn conference will bring together policy makers, land owners and practitioners to review current thinking in ecological restoration and habitat creation. Drawing on examples from a wide range of ecosystems, the conference sessions will examine the different stages of the ecological restoration and habitat creation process from the policy and legislative context through to post-implementation monitoring.
20/11/2018 CMA Annual Conference - Engaging Communities, Enhancing Lives 2 Days
21/11/2018 National Biodiversity Network (NBN) Conference 2018 2 Days
Albert Hall, Nottingham, The National Biodiversity Network. Contact: https://c-js.info/2LjaIkN
The theme of this two day Conference is “The NBN in a changing climate”. There will be over 20 presentations, including keynotes and speed talks and an afternoon of “Knowledge Exchange” sessions. The UK Awards for Biological Recording and Information Sharing will also be presented, on the evening of 21 November.
22/11/2018 Linking behaviour to populations and communities: how can behavioural ecology inform conservation? 2 Days
22/11/2018 CLOtC Annual Conference and Awards 2018 1 Day
Black Country Living Museum, Dudley, Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. Contact: https://c-js.info/2CMBiQr
The conference focuses on keeping costs to a minimum and making best use of resources. Includes practical workshops and keynote speakers: Paul Whiteman, NAHT; Matt Hyde, Scout Association; Mei Lim, Weyfield Primary Academy; Emma Schofield, Boston West Academy; Coralie Hopwood, John Muir Award.
03/12/2018 Future Water Networks “Managing yesterday’s infrastructure using tomorrow’s technology” 2 Days
Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth, Nr Leamington Spa CV8 2LD, Future Water Association. Contact: https://c-js.info/2KZW2qT
04/12/2018 CommOCEAN 2018 - 3rd International Marine Science Communication Conference 2 Days
11/12/2018 Rewilding in a changing climate 0.5 Day
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.
16/12/2018 BES Annual Meeting 2018 4 Days
Birmingham ICC, British Ecological Society. Contact: https://c-js.info/2KMm3tr
15/01/2019 Marine plastic pollution: the science story 0.5 Day
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
12/02/2019 How electronic animal tracking has revolutionised marine conservation 0.5 Day
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.
28/02/2019 Natural Capital Investment Conference 2019 1 Day
16/03/2019 Recorders' Gathering 1 Day
Battleby, Perth, Butterfly Conservation. Contact: https://c-js.info/2tP4Ntg
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/
11/05/2019 The Ocean Tide and the Port of Liverpool 1 Day
Liverpool, National Oceanography Centre. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org https://conference.noc.ac.uk/ocean-tide-and-port-liverpool
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