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CEDaR Training Courses

Many of the 2015 CEDaR Training courses are aimed at supporting the BSBI Atlas 2020 Project and focus of various plant groups.

List of CEDaR Training Courses for 2015
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: 20 May, Kilbroney Country Park
Sedges: 26 June, Crom Estate
Collecting and Pinning: 26 August, Ulster Museum
Woodlice: 3 September, St. John's Point, Killough
Fungi: 30 September, Castle Archdale Country Park
Lichens: 14 October, Drumnaph Wood, Maghera
Recorder 6: 17-18 November, Training Room, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
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. 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

Other events


Butterfly Conservation Northern Ireland 

Bee-Curious pollinator event Craigavon – 13th June

White Park Bay Bioblitz – 20th June

BCNI/BNFC joint outing to Slievenacloy – 27th June

Murlough Bioblitz – 4th July

Big Butterfly Count 18th July – 9th August

BCNI Field Trip: Crom, Fermanagh – 1st August

Lagmore Glen Bioblitz 7/8th August

Ulster Wildlife Bioblitz at Cottage Farm, Omagh – 14/15th August

Ento 2015 – the Biggest Gathering of Entomologists in Britain and Ireland! Trinity College Dublin – 2-4th September

Moth Night 2015 10-12th September

The Conservation Volunteers

Download the TCV Biodiversity Training events PDF
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.