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Low Carbon Farming Event NI

Low Carbon Farming Info Event - Northern Ireland

16 April 2013 14:00 - 16 April 2013 18:00

Culmore Organic Farm, Kilrea


This FREE Low Carbon Farming event will look at:

  • Minimising emissions through nutrient management
  • Minimising…

Added by marian farrell on April 9, 2013 at 19:34 — No Comments

No to Gasification of Waste in Derry

Sign The Petition

We have created a petition asking Derry City Council to:

Halt moves towards incineration (or “gasification”) of waste.

It is available both as a paper petition that can be downloaded and printed and as an online petition that can be signed here.

  • You can visit the…

Added by marian farrell on April 9, 2013 at 19:30 — No Comments

Biodiversity on Your Doorstep!

Biodiversity on Your Doorstep!


Creggan Country Park was delighted to receive £55,410 from Big Lottery Fund’s Reaching Out Connecting Older People Programme to run a five year project to encourage older people in the North West to become environmental volunteers and part in Bird ID workshop, Bat monitoring, Butterfly/Moth ID workshop, tree planting and wildlife documentary workshop.  The project aims to address social…


Added by marian farrell on April 4, 2013 at 11:22 — No Comments

NW Red Squirrel Group Quiz Night

Added by marian farrell on April 3, 2013 at 13:34 — No Comments

Organisation to Organisation Timebanking

Timebanking set to change how organisations access services they need - without paying a penny


Volunteer Now, the lead organisation for Volunteering in Northern Ireland is the force behind Northern Ireland’s first Organisation to Organisation Timebanking scheme whereby voluntary and community groups can exchange resources and expertise without the need for…


Added by marian farrell on March 30, 2013 at 10:13 — No Comments

NI Allotment & Community Garden Forum

The Federation of City Farms and Community Garden and our hosts Armagh Allotments Ltd

would love to welcome you to the 8th Northern Ireland Allotment and Community Garden Forum.

Twice a year, the Forum brings together a range of stakeholders from all over Northern Ireland and from the South too - councils and local authorities, government agencies, NGOs and community garden representatives. It's a chance for people to meet,…


Added by marian farrell on March 30, 2013 at 10:00 — No Comments

Why Don't Economists Understand Money?

Positive Money

Awareness about the flaws in our money system is increasing. There has been a great media coverage of the issue again. We have 4 new videos and a new booklet explaining the Positive Money system in plain English. And more…


1) New videos - 5th & 6th part of Banking101…


Added by marian farrell on March 23, 2013 at 10:33 — No Comments

Tree Focus in St Columb's Park Sat 9th March 11 - 12

Since 1845 the Hill Estate has been better known as St Columbs Park, we've all been there...havn't we?

No better time to explore the heritage of the trees and the landscaping within than during the City of Horticulture year....

Come join me on a tree focussed tour of St Columbs park where…


Added by marian farrell on March 6, 2013 at 18:59 — No Comments

Ending the Debt Crisis- film screening

Thursday 7th March 2013


Mediation Northern Ireland

83 University St

Belfast BT 71HP

(Just off Botanic Ave)

Positive Money Belfast invite you to a film screening of the documentary 97% Owned

followed by a discussion about the current problems of our debt based money system and a look at how PM's proposals could… Continue

Added by marian farrell on February 26, 2013 at 20:16 — No Comments

Dry Stone Walling Course


Dry Stone Walling Course


Conservation Volunteers NI


Saturday 2 March 2013…


Added by marian farrell on February 19, 2013 at 11:38 — No Comments

Community Gardens Network Meeting in Derry


Community Garden Network Group

Meeting and Networking Event

Saturday 9th March 2013 



Added by marian farrell on February 6, 2013 at 20:37 — No Comments

World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day

Bay Road Park

Sat 2nd February 3.30pm

To celebrate World Wetlands Day, Derry City Council, Bay Road Park Steering Group and RSPB are hosting a winter wildlife event at Bay Road Park Local Nature Reserve. (Follow the local signage at Pennyburn Roundabout).

World Wetlands Day is the celebration of wetlands of international importance. Lough Foyle and the River Foyle provide important wetland habitat for significant numbers of lapwing and curlew,… Continue

Added by marian farrell on January 31, 2013 at 21:04 — No Comments

Walled City Market Community Garden Initiative

Walled City Market and Foyle Community Garden Initiative

Following on from the succesful second place obtained in the Pride of Place awards, Derry City Council are offering support to the many community garden projects that operate in the city by offering the use of a stall at the monthly Walled City Market.

Social Enterprise community groups are invited to use this stall to sell fresh produce, planted containers, herbs, garden plants....any fresh produce they are… Continue

Added by marian farrell on January 31, 2013 at 21:00 — No Comments

Listen to Positive Money's Ben Dyson Discussing Money on BBC Radio 4

When money drives most of the activity on our planet, it is essential that we understand it.

Positive Money believes that the root cause of many of our current social, economic and environmental problems lies in the way that we allow money to be created. We work to make the confusing world of money and…

Added by marian farrell on October 27, 2012 at 16:25 — No Comments

Opportunities and Threats in a Changing Climate

Building Resilience
Opportunities and Threats in a Changing Climate
Tuesday 2nd October 2012
Grosvenor Hall, Belfast
9:00 – 14:00
Do you…

Added by marian farrell on September 25, 2012 at 20:17 — No Comments

Red Squirrel Day - 29th September Muff Glen

Added by marian farrell on September 24, 2012 at 20:22 — No Comments

Global Frackdown Day

Global Frackdown Day - 22 September 2012

Added by marian farrell on September 24, 2012 at 20:16 — No Comments

Welcome to Living Earth - September tours of a low tech home in Donegal


Living Earth, Inver, Co Donegal

is a home composed of closed-loop systems giving a highly sustainable life-style off the grid.…


Added by marian farrell on September 3, 2012 at 19:48 — No Comments

Fracking Explained

Darryl Cunningham Investigates

Fracking or Hydraulic Fracturing

Here then is my strip on fracking or hydraulic fracturing. This is the Beta version, which is only a way of saying that it isn't quite finished yet, and will still have a few errors which my tired eyes haven't spotted (but yours can). I'll be…


Added by marian farrell on August 23, 2012 at 14:47 — No Comments

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