Articles tagged with: enviromental impact

Live Here Love Here Small Grant Information Session - Ards and North Down

Created on: Tuesday, 04 February 2020. Posted in: News

Calling all Ards and North Down Borough Council residents! Join us on the 26th February in Londonderry Park, Newtownards at 6.30pm to learn more about our Small Grants Scheme! We'll be going through the application process step by step and we'll also hear from some previous local grant recipients. RSVP to Ciara at ciara.laverty@keepnorthernirelandbeautiful.org #smallgrants

Live Here Love Here Small Grant Information Session - Newry Mourne and Down

Created on: Tuesday, 04 February 2020. Posted in: News

Do you live in and around Newry, Mourne and Down District Council ? Do you have an exciting idea for an environmental project to benefit your local community? Or do you want to make a difference but not sure where to start? Why not come down to our information session in the Newcastle Centre on 25th February at 6pm to find out more about our Small Grants Scheme! To RSVP contact Ciara at ciara.laverty@keepnorthernirelandbeautiful.org #smallgrants

Leave No Trace Training

Created on: Tuesday, 04 February 2020. Posted in: News

Through the community planning process, the National Trust, Ards and North Down Borough Council, The Strangford Lough and Lecale Partnership along with Sport NI are working together to co-deliver on an action to: “Increase opportunities for outdoor recreation due to the diversity of options available e.g. mountain biking, family cycling, horse riding, running, walking etc.” To help deliver on this it is recognised that outdoor learning plays a key role.

As such the partners have arranged Leave No Trace training for representatives of organisations and clubs involved locally...

National Biodiversity Network Atlas for Northern Ireland

Created on: Wednesday, 30 October 2019. Posted in: News

The NBN Atlas Northern Ireland is a free online tool that provides a platform to engage, educate and inform people about the natural world. It will help improve biodiversity knowledge, open up research possibilities and change the way environmental management is carried out in Northern Ireland.

Discover species distributions, images and descriptions. Map layers of data and find out what species have been recorded in your area. CEDaR has supplied over 1.2 million local species records.

Learn more and submit your sightings

Trees on the Land

Created on: Wednesday, 30 October 2019. Posted in: News

Applications for Trees on the Land are now open.

View more info on Trees on the Land 2019/20

Teamwork in Ardglass keeping the shores litter free!

Created on: Tuesday, 29 October 2019. Posted in: Coastal Guardians News

On Saturday 24th August, Strangford Lough and Lecale Partnership (SLLP) brought volunteers together with the NI Fishery Harbour Authority to tackle the unsightly marine litter that had accumulated in the bays around Ardglass Harbour.

Working with local people, using innovation and teamwork across communities, clubs, local councils and local businesses, SLLP’s Coast Care project aims to tackle dangerous and unsightly marine litter along the coast of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). PJ Gault, Chairperson of SLLP Stakeholder Committee said “The success of this...

Strangford Lough Island Clean-up with the National Trust Rangers and Volunteers

Created on: Monday, 21 October 2019. Posted in: Coastal Guardians News

On Wednesday 16th October 2019 we had the pleasure of partnering with our colleagues 

Loch Cuain Canoe Club Carry Out Clean-ups With a Difference!

Created on: Thursday, 03 October 2019. Posted in: Coastal Guardians News

22 Loch Cuain Canoe club members and SLLP Coastal Guardian project volunteers, have been carrying out litter clean-ups with a difference this September. Travelling along the Quoile river and around some of the islands in Strangford Lough, the canoeists have collected litter as they go, helping to conserve and protect our waterways and island habitats. It is important to note that certain areas of the lough are highly sensitive during breeding season and the club has liaised with all relevant authorities/landowners to ensure no disturbance to breeding seals or nesting birds.

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Plastic Promise - Reduce Your Use with Live Here Love Here

Created on: Friday, 16 August 2019. Posted in: News

We've known about the devastating impact of plastics for more than a decade. It is polluting our oceans, killing wildlife and damaging our health. Yet our consumption of plastic continues to increase!

We're not saying all plastics are bad, many serve an important purpose. It's our misuse of plastic that is the problem.

Let's put an end to throwaway plastics!

Make your Plastic Promise as an individual, community group or organisation and reduce your plastic footprint. Small...

DAERA funding to connect people with nature

Created on: Friday, 16 August 2019. Posted in: News

DAERA funding to connect people with nature

Date published: 12 August 2019

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Upcoming Event - Ardglass Shore Clean-up Saturday 24th August 2019

Created on: Friday, 16 August 2019. Posted in: Coastal Guardians News

Calling all volunteers!

Join us for our annual clean-up of outer Ardglass harbour in partnership with NIFHA, NI Fishing Harbour Authority.Beginning at the outermost bays of Ardglass harbour, Phennick Point, volunteers will work their way back towards the Strangford Road collecting and bagging litter as they go. Litter collected will be transferred across the harbour by NIFHA staff in their boat.Please note that volunteers will be asked to walk out to the clean-up site across the top of the shore. In some areas the...

The Big Beach Clean 2019 20th - 22nd September

Created on: Friday, 16 August 2019. Posted in: Coastal Guardians News

Do good, feel good…Be part of the WORLD’S largest movement for litter free seas, making a difference to our communities and our planet.Register an event at www.liveherelovehere.orgduring Big Beach Clean Weekend as part of the International Coastal Clean up (World Clean up Day) and we'll send you a free clean up kit! In your kit you'll also receive data cards to record the types of litter that wash up on our shores. The data is shared with Ocean Conservancy which contributes to worldwide reporting on litter levels!

When observing wildlife please keep your distance!

Created on: Friday, 16 August 2019. Posted in: News

Lets raise awareness! Whales and dolphins need their personal space too! DAERA is part of a partnership to highlight how you should record & report disturbances of whales & dolphins More info at https://uk.whales.org/…/watch-out-for-dolphins-when-you-ar…/ #rudetointrude Whale and Dolphin Conservation WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre Police Service of Northern Ireland

Down Cruising Club Annual Shore Clean-up

Created on: Friday, 16 August 2019. Posted in: Coastal Guardians News

On June 15th 

Free Environmental Workshop - Delamont

Created on: Friday, 16 August 2019. Posted in: News

A date for your diary! A free drop-in environmental workshop is coming to Delamont 23rd August. An excellent opportunity for all budding environmentalists!

for more information please contact Danielle Begley on: danielle.begley@nmandd.org or call 0300 013 2233 Ext 3092

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