Conservation Events – Leinster: March 2017

Birdwatch Ireland – Dublin Branch 

Where: Skerries Rugby Club

When: Tuesday, 7th March

Time: 8.30pm

Event Information: The Wet and Wild Bogs of Ireland, by Nuala Madigan (Irish Peatland Conservation Council).

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Birdwatch Ireland – Dublin Branch

Where: Fitzpatrick’s Castle Hotel, Killiney

When: Tuesday, 7th March

Time: 8pm

Event Information: Branch AGM followed by social evening with tea/coffee, chat and perhaps short fun quiz.

Contact

All indoor branch meetings take place in Fitzpatrick’s Castle Hotel, Killiney, 8:00pm. Free car parking. Public transport details on branch website.

National Biodiversity Data Centre – 2017 Annual Meeting of Irish Freshwater Biologists

Where: Dundalk IT

When: Friday, 10th March

Time: 9am – 5pm

Event Information: The theme of the morning session will be ‘Informing Policy and Management of Freshwaters’.  This session will have 12-minute presentations (plus 3 minutes for questions) of well-advanced or completed projects.

In the afternoon there will be 7-minute presentations (plus 3 minutes for questions) on other well-advanced projects and an opportunity to deliver a 2 minute elevator pitch for new projects. There will be some space for poster presentations.

Abstracts should be submitted by February 19th. Registration fee is €20 to cover lunch and coffee breaks

If you would like to give a presentation on your research please email a title and abstract (150 words) to mary.kelly-quinn@ucd.ie by the 19th  February.
Advance registration and payment of the €20 non-refundable booking fee is necessary at: http://www.biodiversityireland.ie/events before March 3rd.

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Birdwatch Ireland – Dublin Branch

When: Sunday, 11th March

Where: Coach trip to Gyles Quay, Dundalk, and Carlingford

Time: refer to event information below

Event Information: Booking required, coach places limited to 30. Coach bookings taken at branch meetings or at bookings@southdublinbirds.com.

Contact

Birdwatch Ireland – Carlow Branch

Where: Tomnafinnoge Wood (Meet at Carpark)

When: Sunday, 19th March

Time: 8am

Event Information: Outing to Tomnafinnoge Wood to see Great Spotted Woodpeckers.

Contact Details:

Website states to: “Contact Andrew Power if you wish to be added to the electronic mailing list for further details on outings as well as information on upcoming talks.”

Birdwatch Ireland – Carlow Branch

Where: Tinryland Parish Hall

When: Friday, 24th March

Time: 8pm

Event Information: Tales and Tips from a Wannabe Wildlife Photographer, by Mark Carmody.

Contact Details:

Website states to: “Contact Andrew Power if you wish to be added to the electronic mailing list for further details on outings as well as information on upcoming talks.”

National Biodiversity Data Centre – Dublin Waders and Wildfowl

Where: UNESCO Dublin Bay Biosphere (North Bull Island)

When: Saturday, 25 March 2017

Time: 10am – 4pm

Event Information: Event is hosted by Dublin City Council Parks,  Biodiversity Unit as part of their contribution to the Biosphere’s education programme. Workshop leader: Breffini Martin. Fee of €20 for attendance and caters for beginners and intermediates.

 

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