The Wildlife Information Centre

Biological data for south-east and part of central Scotland

Field of Creeping Buttercup (Ranunculus repens)
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Welcome to The Wildlife Information Centre (TWIC) website

Dark Green Fritillary (c) Ron McBeath

TWIC is the Local Environmental Records Centre for south-east & part of central Scotland that collects, collates and disseminates information about wildlife in our area (See Figure 1 for the area we cover). TWIC is part of the Association of Local Environmental Records Centres (ALERC) and a member of the National Biodiversity Network. For more information on how TWIC is run please see our About Us pages.

TWIC holds data on species, habitats and designated sites for our area. At present our database holds more than 2.3 million species records. Find out how to request data here.

TWIC provides support for recorders through workshops, bi-annual conferences and excursions. TWIC promotes biological recording by attending events and running wildlife surveys and occasional BioBlitz events to encourage everyone to get involved in recording.

Our phone line and emails are currently disrupted. Phone calls are currently being diverted to a private mobile so please do not call after 5.30pm. Emails are currently intermittent so please be patient and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Apologies for the disruption.

**Bookings are now being taken for the TWIC Autumn Conference & AGM on Saturday 25 November at Stow Town Hall. Read more.**

Figure 1: Area covered by TWIC. Map contains Ordnance Survey data copyright Crown copyright and database right 2016.

TWIC is a company limited by guarantee - registered in Scotland No. SC234339. A recognised Scottish Charity SC034113. TWIC acknowledges financial support from Scottish Natural Heritage.