Heritage Week 2017 – CEF Events
We are pleased to be hosting a number of events in Cork which highlight this year’s Heritage Week focus of shining a light on nature.
On Friday 25th August there is an afternoon seminar at St. Peter’s Exhibition Centre with wonderful contributors to explore how people and nature shape our landscape:
Plastic Blackbird seeks Plastic Worm – bringing the National Landscape Strategy down to earth– Terry O’Regan, Landscape Alliance Ireland
A peeler crab’s view of today’s world –pressures on marine life and how we can contribute to more pressure or solutions – Karin Dubsky, Coastwatch
Living With Wildlife – the influence of historical urban development on our city habitats, what wildlife can persist, & what is squeezed out
Darragh Murphy, local biologist
The Cork Nature Network Urban Otter Project: Reconnecting with Nature in the City
Karen Loxton, Cork Nature Network
Image: Courtesy Jason O’Gorman, Dynamite Studios
The event will also offer an opportunity to explore and discuss how we might support implementation of the most relevant SDGs in an Irish context.
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 14
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 15
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
The event is FREE and open to all, however, booking to firstname.lastname@example.org would be appreciated.
Heritage Week Tours
Cycle History Tours of the Islands of Cork with Darren McAdam O’Connell
Friday August 25th at 5.15 p.m. (directly after the Seminar)
Walking tours “How the Urban Landscape Shapes Nature” with Darragh Murphy
Saturday August 26th 2pm & 4pm
Sunday August 27th 2pm & 4pm
All tours are FREE & start from St. Peter’s Exhibition Centre, North Main Street, Cork. They are appox 1 -1.5 hours duration.