This is a calendar of recurring national and international days of interest.
You can use this to theme and time your events, projects and awareness campaigns.

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National Tree Week

National Tree Week, organised by the Tree Council since 1985 and in partnership with Coillte since 1989, is a week long programme of events to celebrate all things trees. It is generally held in the month of March. To be part of National Tree Week, the Tree Council of Ireland invites you to organise one or more events for the week to celebrate trees. As well as tree planting ceremonies, the range of events can include forest and woodland walks, nature trails, workshops, woodturning displays, talks, tree hugging, tree climbing, broadcasts, launches, poetry [...]

International Dark-Sky Week

Join the International Dark-Sky Association for seven days of celebration, learning, and action!  

World Wetlands Day

A call to take action for wetlands is the focus of this years’ campaign. It's an appeal to invest financial, human and political capital to save the world’s wetlands from disappearing and to restore those we have degraded. https://www.worldwetlandsday.org/

International Polar Bear Day

We created the day to coincide with the time when polar bear moms and cubs are snug in their dens. As part of our celebration, we focus on the need to protect denning families across the Arctic. https://polarbearsinternational.org/act-now/awareness-events/international-polar-bear-day/

If you know of any other dates of interest please let us know and we will add them to the calendar. Email catherine@ien.ie.