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Events Calendar


Upcoming events, both online and some face-to-face events, are listed on this page. The calendar below also includes events or meet ups organised by external providers that may be of interest to recorders in the TWIC area. Please note that booking is required for all face-to-face TWIC events at present. All appropriate COVID risk assessment and procedures will be followed for TWIC-organised face to face events, including social distancing.

We are currently looking for workshop leaders and speakers for the 2021 season. If you would be interested in presenting a 30 minute talk for us on a biological recording or conservation topic or leading a training session for us, please get in touch via natalie@wildlifeinformation.co.uk to discuss opportunities.

Note that TWIC cannot be responsible for the content of external websites.


YouTube Recordings: Recordings of some of our past talks, workshops and conference presentations are now available to watch again on TWIC's YouTube Channel. Follow this link to view them.


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Key

Date

Location

Organiser

Topic

More Information

2021

June

V

Wed 30 June

Online

FSC BioLinks

A shark’s eye view: using tracking technologies to understand and protect Basking sharks.

15:00 - 16:00. 1hr. Free/£5. Book via: FSC BioLinks website.

July

E

Sun 11 July

Water of Leith, Juniper Green (Edinburgh)

TWIC

Recording Excursion

10:00 - 16:00. Free/donation. Booking essential via: Eventbrite.

V

Tue 13 July - Tue 17 Aug (4 weeks)

Online

FSC BioLinks

Discovering Earthworms Online

£20 - £60. Book via: FSC BioLinks website.

V

Tue 13 July - Tue 17 Aug

Online

FSC BioLinks

Discovering Beetles Online

Cost: £20.00 – £60.00. Book via: FSC BioLinks website.

V

Wed 28 July

Online

FSC BioLinks

A Primer on the IUCN Red List (Conservation Skills Webinar)

14:30 - 16:00. Cost: £10 - £20. Book via: FSC BioLinks website.

August

V

Wed 04 Aug

Online

FSC BioLinks

Prickles and Paws: How You Can Help Hedgehogs

15:00 - 16:00. Cost: Free/ £5. Book via: FSC BioLinks website.

V

Wed 11 Aug

Online

FSC BioLinks

Protected Invertebrate Species in the UK (Conservation Skills Webinar)

Cost: £10-£20. Book via: FSC BioLinks website.

V

Wed 25 Aug

Online

FSC BioLinks

Sampling Sites for Invertebrates (Conservation Skills Webinar)

14:30 - 16:00. Cost: £10 - £20. Book via: FSC BioLinks website.

V

Mon 30 Aug - Tue 05 Oct

Online

FSC BioLinks

Discovering Bees Online

Cost: £20 – £60. Book via: FSC BioLinks website.

September

V

Wed 1 Sept

Online

FSC BioLinks

Conservation and Monitoring of British Amphibians and Reptiles – Natural History Live

15:00 - 16:00. Cost: Free/ £5. Book via: FSC BioLinks website.

S

Sat 18 Sept

Traquair House, Scottish Borders

Traquair Estate

BioBlitz

Bioblitz within a 3km radius of Traquair House. Joining details pending. For more information contact Isabella Stuart Grey.

V

Wed 22 Sept

Online

FSC BioLinks

Introduction to Habitat Management for Invertebrates (Conservation Skills Webinar)

14:30 - 16:00. Cost: £10 – £20. Book via: FSC BioLinks website.


Key:

E - Excursion

T - Training event or workshop

S - Survey

C - Conference

L = Lecture or talk

O - Other event

V - Virtual event


TWIC is a company limited by guarantee - registered in Scotland No. SC234339. A recognised Scottish Charity SC034113. This project is supported by NatureScot.