Training Directory: Events

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Events (Conferences, fairs etc)


Professional events, conferences, fairs etc. held for the countryside, arboriculture, wildlife, ecology and conservation sectors.

26/02/2020 Bats and Lighting at WYG Evironmental Ltd, 3 Sovereign Square, Leeds, LS1 4ER 1 Day

CIEEM Contact:

26/02/2020 ParkPower-a Scotland-wide programme for greenspace at Barracks Conference Centre, Stirling 1 Day

greenspace scotland Contact:

27/02/2020 Adventure Mind at YHA London Lee Valley 2 Days

Explorers Connect Contact: 0117 405 7497

Adventure Mind is a new conference designed to promote positive mental health through adventurous activity. Explorers Connect is bringing together some of the world’s best researchers in this field to London 27th-28th Feb 2020, with the aim of supporting the delivery of adventure in the UK. Please visit our website to book your tickets.

29/02/2020 2nd Secret World Wildlife Rescue - Caring for Wildlife Conference 2020: Making a difference in British Wildlife Conservation, Rehabilitation and Release at Oaktree Arena (off J22 of M5) 2 Days

Secret World Wildlife Rescue, Contact:

Confirmed speakers: Debbie Bailey, Frances Baines, Danny Chambers, John Corder, David Couper, Daniel Hargreaves, Mark Jones, Pauline Kidner, Becki Lawson, Liz Mullineaux, Quintin Rayer, Phoebe Vaughan.

04/03/2020 2020 Spring Conference: Assessment and Mitigation of Air Quality Impacts on Biodiversity at Crowne Plaza Sheffield, The Crowne Plaza, Sheffield Royal Victoria, Sheffield, S4 7YE 1 Day

CIEEM Contact:

07/03/2020 TVERC Spring Recorders' Conference at Cheney School, Cheney Lane 1 Day

Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre Contact:

Our recorders’ conferences offers a chance for the biological recording community to come together and share updates and information on what they are doing. Anyone who is interested in wildlife recording and conservation is welcome to attend.

10/03/2020 Marine habitat restoration in the UK: how to move forward and stop treading water at Huxley Lecture Theatre 1 Day

ZSL Contact:

10/03/2020 ‘Engaging Children and Young People with Nature and the Outdoors’ Seminar at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh 2 Days

Outdoor Recreation Network Contact:

11/03/2020 Natural Capital Management for Rural Professionals at Taunton 1 Day

Ecosystems Knowledge Network Contact:

Rural professionals need to know the practical implications of the ‘natural capital approach’ now advocated by government. This one-day CPD level course is designed to equip rural landowners, estate managers and their advisers to formulate responses that make short- and long-term business sense.

12/03/2020 The Beautiful Burial Ground Conference at National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3NP 1 Day

Caring for God’s Acre Contact:

These two conferences will bring together experts for a packed itinerary – inspiring attendees to investigate and record in burial grounds and show how records can be used to make management decisions and involve the wider community. Join us to find out how to create a haven for wildlife, heritage and people.

14/03/2020 Climate Literacy and Placing the Built Environment Within It at Glasgow 1 Day

Anthropocene Architecture School Contact:

16/03/2020 2020 Natural Capital Symposium at Stanford University 3 Days

Stanford University Contact:

17/03/2020 The Garden Jungle: How to Save our Insects at York 1 Day

Woodmeadow Trust Contact: 07808914020

Dave Goulson, Professor of Biology University of Sussex, specialist in bee ecology, publisher & author will explain why insects are in decline, suggest how we should tackle this crisis, first by turning our gardens into oases for life, and second by fundamentally changing the way we grow food.

18/03/2020 Woodland Symposium at WWF Living Planet Centre, Woking 1 Day

Bat Conservation Trust Contact:

One day event for bat workers, landowners, ecologists and the woodland/forestry industry; with opportunities to network, share ideas and discuss priorities and issues. Contributors include RSPB, Natural England, Forestry Commission, Woodland Trust and Dorset Bat Group. Topics: research, what bats are in my woodland and woodland/landscape management case studies.

25/03/2020 Accelerating tree planting & woodland creation in England at 5 Aldermanbury Square, London EC2V 7BP 1 Day

Ecosystems Knowledge Network Contact:

26/03/2020 The Beautiful Burial Ground Conference at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield, S1 4FW 1 Day

Caring for God’s Acre Contact:

These two conferences will bring together experts for a packed itinerary – inspiring attendees to investigate and record in burial grounds and show how records can be used to make management decisions and involve the wider community. Join us to find out how to create a haven for wildlife, heritage and people.

26/03/2020 Health, Wellbeing and Place: How landscape delivers positive change at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, London 1 Day

Landscape Institute Contact:

27/03/2020 Engaging Teenagers and Young Adults in the Outdoors at University of Bristol Botanic Garden 1 Day

bgen Contact:

27/03/2020 Mammal Society 66th Spring Conference at University of Cambridge 3 Days

The Mammal Society Contact:

02/04/2020 BES Invasion Science SIG Meeting 2020 at Northumbria University 2 Days

British Ecological Society Invasion Science Group Contact:

16/04/2020 ZSL Animal Careers Conference at ZSL London Zoo - Huxley Lecture Theatre 1 Day

ZSL Contact:

20/04/2020 Data Science Festival - London 2020 at London 6 Days

The Data Science Festival Contact:

21/04/2020 2020 Irish Conference: Conservation Approaches to Benefit Biodiversity: Big Ideas for Big Challenges at National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, H91 TK33 2 Days

CIEEM Contact:

22/04/2020 Trees, People and the Built Environment 4 International Urban Trees Reseach Conference at University of Birmingham 2 Days

Institute for Chartered Foresters Contact:

23/04/2020 Invigorating Interpretation - new ideas for engaging your audience at Paignton Zoo 1 Day

BGEN Contact:

30/04/2020 Outside the Honeypot: wildlife recording in the urban world at World Museum Liverpool 3 Days

National Forum for Biological Recording Contact:

15/05/2020 The ARB Show 2020 at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum 2 Days

Arboricultural Association Contact:

16/05/2020 Pensthorpe Bird & Wildlife Fair 2020 at Norfolk 2 Days

Pensthorpe Conservation Trust Contact:

19/05/2020 23rd European Forum on Urban Forestry - Urban Forestry for a Resilient Future at Manchester 4 Days

Community Forest Trust Contact:

09/06/2020 IUCN World Conservation Congress at Marseille, France 9 Days

IUCN Contact:

01/07/2020 RFS Conference - Treescapes2020 at University of Birmingham 2 Days

Royal Forestry Society Contact:

06/09/2020 The Arboricultural Association Amenity Conference 2020 at University of Exeter 4 Days

The Arboricultural Association Contact:

12/10/2020 IPROW Annual Update at Best Western Calcot, Reading 2 Days

IPROW Contact:

12/11/2020 National Conference 2020: Beyond the Classroom at 65 Queen's Gate, 65-67 Queen's Gate, Baden-Powell House, London, SW7 5JS 1 Day

Council for Learning Outside the Classroom Contact:

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