Green Drinks, 9th March 2017 – ‘Community-driven Stewardship: the Burrenbeo Story’

Áine Bird of the Burrenbeo Trust is the guest speaker for the March 2017 Green Drinks Galway event. The title of her talk will be: ‘Community-driven stewardship; the Burrenbeo Story’ and will take place at 8:30pm Thursday 9th March in The Cellar, Eglinton Street, Galway. Free entry. All welcome!

Áine is the Education and Communications Officer for the Burrenbeo Trust. She develops and coordinates the place-based education programmes including a heritage course in primary schools and a place learning course with transition years that the Trust delivers to over 150 young people a year. With a background in botany, she has a masters in Science Communication, is a heritage in schools specialist and is currently undertaking further postgraduate study in Education at NUI Galway with a focus on place-based education. Prior to Burrenbeo Áine was an education officer in Glenveagh National Park and previously worked with Eco-Unesco and TASC.

Green Drinks Galway is a free public talk about environmental issues where a guest speaker gives a short talk and then takes questions from the audience. Many people stay on for a drink or two afterwards. Tea, coffee, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available at the bar. Green Drinks are organised in over 670 cities around the world and it allows people with an interest in green issues get together to chat, share ideas and raise a cup/glass to a brighter future.


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