Conservation Events – Munster: March 2017

Birdwatch Ireland – Cork Branch

Where: Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy.

When: Wednesday, 8th March

Time: 8pm

Event Information: The Plight of the Curlew, by Anita Donaghy (BirdWatch Ireland Conservation Officer)

Contact

Website: www.birdwatchcork.com

Birdwatch Ireland – West Cork Branch

Where: Myross Island inlet

When: Sunday, 12th March

Time: 2pm

Event Information: Meet at Union Hall Community Hall car park at 2.00pm for car-pooling. Leader: Nicholas Mitchell

Contacts:

National Biodiversity Data Centre – Waterford Workshop: Appropriate Assessment – purpose, process and pitfalls – Waterford

Where: National Biodiversity Data Centre, Waterford

When: Tuesday, 14th March

Time: 10am – 4pm

Event Information: This workshop is aimed at the professional ecologist to meet the needs of Continuing Professional Development. Workshop leader: Paul Scott, Scott Cawley Ltd. Caters for beginners and intermediates, Fee of €50 to attend.

Summary:

An overview of the process of appropriate assessment in Ireland, what it aims to do, procedural steps and important terminology, implications of case law and how to carry out robust assessments. Aimed at those with little knowledge of AA but limited practical experience and wanting to know more or be more confident in their written reports.

National Biodiversity Data Centre – Waterford Workshop: Appropriate Assessment – purpose, process and pitfalls – Waterford

 

Venue: National Biodiversity Data Centre, Waterford

Date: Tuesday, 21st March

Time: 10am – 4pm

 

Event Information: Fee of €50 for attending. This workshop is aimed at the professional ecologist to meet the needs of Continuing Professional Development. Level: Beginners & intermediates. Workshop leader: Paul Scott, Scott Cawley Ltd.

Summary:

An overview of the process of appropriate assessment in Ireland, what it aims to do, procedural steps and important terminology, implications of case law and how to carry out robust assessments. Aimed at those with little knowledge of AA but limited practical experience and wanting to know more or be more confident in their written reports.

Birdwatch Ireland – West Cork Branch

Where: O’Donovan’s Hotel, Clonakilty

When: Wednesday, 22nd March

Time: 7.30pm

Event Information: Branch AGM which will be followed by Galápagos slide-show and talk by Nicholas Mitchell.

Contacts:

Birdwatch Ireland – Clare Branch

When: Saturday, 25th March

Where: Ballyvaughn

Time: 11am

Event Information: Meeting at the pier in Ballyvaughn at 11am. A visit to Ballyvaughn and strolls along the Rine looking for Divers, Sea Ducks, Brent Geese, etc. No dogs allowed on outings. New members remember to bring binoculars, wear suitable outdoor and warm clothing.

Contacts:

Website: www.clarebirdwatching.com

 

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