back home NMNI HOME
  • explore /
  • engage /
  • enjoy

Training & events

click here to visit - a suite of websites about the Natural World

CEDaR Training Courses

Many of the 2017 CEDaR Training courses are aimed at supporting the BSBI Atlas 2020 Project and focus of various plant groups.

List of CEDaR Training Courses for 2017
Click on the links to find out more about each course and book your place(s).

Invasive Invertebrates Identification Training Course by  Roy Anderson on 24 May at AFBI Loughgall
Invertebrate Surveying Techniques by Roy Anderson on 7 June at Cultra Manor
Grassland Habitat Identification by NIEA Habitat Survey Team  on 9 June at Marble Arch Geopark
Clearwing Moths by Dave Allen on 14 June at Cultra Manor
Umbellifers (Apiaceae) Identification by Robert Northridge on 7 July at Crom Stableyard
Rushes Identification by Karl Hamilton on 2 August at Belfast Hills
Marine Mammal Survey Techniques by Dave Wall on 10 August at Cultra Manor
Identifying Leafminers by Stuart Dunlop on 1 Sept at Cultra Manor
Fern Identification by John Faulkner on 13 Sept at Benburb Castle

CEDaR Training Courses are aimed at anyone interested in wildlife. It is hoped that attendees will become wildlife recorders; recording what they see around them and submitting their records to CEDaR Online Recording –

Courses are open to all and booking is essential.
•    These are adult education courses and not suitable for young children. Anyone under 18 attending must be accompanied by an adult.
•    Suitable clothing and footwear for outdoor fieldwork is essential.

For further information, contact Pauline Campbell, CEDaR Database Officer, 028 90395255



Northern Ireland Bat Group

There are some great Bat related events happening around the country. Check out the Northern Ireland Bat Group website for more information and to book your place.