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CEDaR Training Courses

Many of the 2016 CEDaR Training courses are aimed at supporting the BSBI Atlas 2020 Project and focus of various plant groups.

List of CEDaR Training Courses for 2016
Click on the links to find out more about each course and book your place(s). More courses will become available for booking shortly.

Hoverflies (focusing on Bee mimics), by Roy Anderson on 2 June at Belvoir Park Forest
Macro-moths, by Andrew Crory on Sat 11 June at Murlough House
Aquatic and Marginal Plants, by Tony Waterman on 21 June at Portmore Lough
Sedges, by John Faulkner on 1 July at AFBI Loughgall
Trees, by Karl Hamilton on 29 July at Roe Valley Country Park
Shore Surveying, by Dave Wall on 4 August at Portrush Coastal Zone
Mammal tracks and signs, by Dave Tosh on 24 August at Castle Archdale
Galls, by Stuart Dunlop on 2 September at Crom Estate
Slugs, by Roy Anderson on 14 September at Cultra Manor
Fungi, by Mark Wright on 21 October at Peatlands Park

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



The Conservation Volunteers

Biodiversity Training events
Booking is essential and places are limited. For booking- or 02890645169

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.