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Local Environmental Networks Gathering - Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim

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Bundoran Community Centre

Bundoran

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Local Environmental Networks

Connect - Communicate - Collaborate

Working together for a Sustainable Future

Do you want to take action for the environment? This gathering is the perfect opportunity to meet others who are interested in, and working for, positive change for our future.

Together we will share knowledge and experience, as well as learn more about engaging in climate dialogue, working to expand the conversation, and turning conversation into action. It's also a perfect introduction to Local Environmental Networks for those who are new to them. Everyone with an interest in climate, environment, and a sustainable future is welcome!





What will be happening at the event?

Hosted in the seaside town of Bundoran, the day will begin at 10.50am with a look at projects from Environmental Networks and other groups that can be replicated on a local level. Catherine O'Toole from the Irish Environmental Network will introduce work of local networks, including the Environmental Networks of Sligo, Donegal and Leitrim. The morning will also see an introduction to the Sustainable Development Goals with Michael Ewing of the Enviornmental Pillar, and we will wrap up with a Q&A with all speakers.

In the afternoon there will be a biodiversity workshop hosted by Michael Bell of Birdwatch Ireland, exploring biodiversity and local actions that we can take to protect and create it. Afterwards we will introduce the local groups and projects who are hosting stalls at the event. Lunch will be served and will provide a chance to talk to stallholders and to eachother.

We are really looking forward to meeting you all at this regional event, which we hope will be both enjoyable and fruitful for all participants.





Agenda:

  • 10.50: Introduction from Catherine O'Toole of the Irish Environmental Network
  • 11.00: Local projects and environmental networks
  • 11.30: Sustainable Development Goals - Using the Global Goals as a common language
  • 11.50: Q&A with all speakers
  • 12.20: Biodiversity Workshop
  • 1.20: Introducing stallholders
  • 1.30: Lunch



This event is organised by the Irish Environmental Network, in conjunction with the Public Participation Networks of Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim, and supported by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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