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Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
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Events Calendar


This page lists events that may be of interest to volunteers in our area. Some events may provide opportunities to develop your wildlife survey or identification skills or provide networking opportunities. Events are categorised as follows: E - Excursion; T - Training event; S - Survey; C - Conference; L = Lecture or talk; O - Other events. The calendar is not exhaustive and we would like to encourage you to send us details of relevant events to keep it up to date.

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Key

Date

Location

Organiser

Topic

More Information

2018

August

W

Sat 11

Holyrood Park Education Centre, Edinburgh

Butterfly Conservation

Micro-moth recording day

10am - 3pm. Free, booking essential. For more info and to book email: Kate Smith.

O

Sun 12

Vogrie Country Park, Midlothian

Midlothian Council

Small Mammal Trapping, bumblebee walk and pond dipping

Public event. Free. For more info and to book go to: Midlothian Council website

O

Mon 13

Airdrie to Bathgate (West Lothian)

Sustrans

Bumblebee and butterfly guided walks

Booking required. More info on Sutrans website.

S

Tues 14

Holyrood Park Education Centre (Edinburgh)

Buglife

Guided surveys for the Bordered Brown Lacewing

Free, booking essential. For more info and to book please email Alasdair Lemon or telephone 01786 447504.

S

Tues 14

Holyrood Park Education Centre (Edinburgh)

Buglife

Guided surveys for the Bordered Brown Lacewing

Free, booking essential. For more info and to book please email Alasdair Lemon or telephone 01786 447504.

S

Fri 17

Bavelaw Marsh SSSI (Edinburgh)

Pentland Hills Regional Park

Wildflower Meadow Survey

FREE, Time: 13:30-15:30. For more info and to book email pentlandhills@edinburgh.gov.uk.

E

Fri 17 - Sun 19

Drymen (Stirling)

BSBI

Plant recording for Atlas 2020

More info on BSBI website

E

Sun 26

Braidley Burn (Scottish Borders)

TWIC

Joint excursion with Borders bryophyte group.

Leader: David Long. More info on TWIC Excursions page.

September

E

Sat 1

Carrifran Wildwood (Scottish Borders)

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Excursion

11am - 4pm. If you would like to attend email Ashley Buchan.

O

Wed 5

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Plantlife

Plantlife Scotland's Members' & Friends Day

Cost from £20. Booking essential via Plantlife's website.

E

Sun 9 - Thurs 13

St Abbs (Scottish Borders)

The British Phycological Society

Seaweed Field Meeting

Experts and beginners welcome. For more info please email Martin Wilkinson.

October

C

Sat 6

Battleby, Perth

Butterfly Conservation

Members' Day & BC's 50th Birthday

More info on BC's website.

C

Sat 13

Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow

Biological Recording in Scotland (BRISC)

Annual Conference & AGM: "Recording Urban Wildlife"

More info on BRISC's website.

November

C

Sat 3

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

BSBI

Scottish Botanists' Conference

More info on BSBI website

C

Sat 10

TBC

TWIC

TWIC Autumn Conference & AGM

More info on conferences page

C

Wed 21 - Thurs 22

Albert Hall, Nottingham

NBN Trust

NBN Conference: "The NBN in a changing climate"

More info on NBN website



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