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Events Calendar


This page shows 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; 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

JUNE

T

Fri 30 - Sun 2 July

Millport (Isle of Cumbrae)

Field Studies Council (FSC)

Biological Monitoring: Plants and Pollinators

Resident: £325/295. Non resident: £225. More info and to book FSC website.

JULY

T

Thurs 6

Balallan House (Stirling)

Buglife

An Introduction to Solitary bees

More info and to book Buglife website.

T

Sat 8

RSPB skinflats (Falkirk)

Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI)

Saltmarsh Plant ID

More info and to book IFLI website.

T

Sun 9

Callendar House (Falkirk)

Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI)

Common Plants of Woodland

More info and to book IFLI website.

E

Sun 9

Hermitage Wood and Airthrey Loch (Stirling)

TWIC

Recording excursion (mammals; botany; general)

More info on TWIC website

T

Sat 15

Holyrood Education Centre (Edinburgh)

Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland (BSBI)

BSBI Identifying Common Grasses Workshop

£25 (£17 student). More info and to book: here.

S

Sat 21

Wester Moss SSSI, Fallin (near Stirling)

IFLI

Bog sun-jumper survey

Joint event with Buglife and Butterfly Conservation. Details: here.

T

Sat 22

SWT Bo'mains meadow (Falkirk)

Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI)

Grasses and Sedges ID

More info and to book IFLI website.

T

Sat 22

Harestanes Visitor Centre, nr Anrcum (Scottish Borders)

TWIC

Using a bat detector workshop for beginners

Joint event with LaBMaG and LiveBorders. More info and to book: here. FULLY BOOKED - waiting list in operation

AUGUST

T

Fri 4

Bo'ness Library (Falkirk)

Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI)

Pollinator & Hoverfly ID

More info and to book IFLI website.

E

Sun 6

River Almond - Livingston Village (West Lothian)

TWIC

Recording excursion - botany; general

More info on TWIC website.

T

Wed 9

Gartmorn Dam Country Park (Clacks)

Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI)

Summer Tree ID

More info and to book IFLI website.

T

Mon 14

Balallan House (Stirling)

Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI)

Bumblebee ID

More info and to book IFLI website.

T

Thurs 17

Balallan House (Stirling)

Buglife

An Introduction to Leaf beetles & their ID

More info and to book Buglife website.

September

T

Sat 9

Blackness & Kinneil areas (Falkirk)

Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI)

Advanced Estuary Bird ID

More info and to book IFLI website.

E

Sun 10

Whitmuir organic farm (Scottish Borders)

TWIC

Recording excursion - inverbrates, general

More info: TWIC website.

T

Sat 16

Clackmannanshire

Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI)

Fungi ID Workshop

More info and to book IFLI website.

T

Fri 22

Wester Moss (Stirling)

Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI)

Sphagnum Moss ID

More info and to book IFLI website.

October

O

Sat 7

Harestanes visitor centre, nr Ancrum (Scottish Borders)

Live Borders

Bats, Bugs, Birds and Bees

13:30-15:30. More info Live Borders website.

O

Sun 8

Harestanes visitor centre, nr Ancrum (Scottish Borders)

Live Borders

Apple Day

More info Live Borders website.

O

Sat 21 & Sun 22

Peebles (Scottish Borders)

Tweed Valley Forest Festival

Peebles Wood Market

More info Tweed Valley Forest Festival website.

November

T

Sat 4

Blackness Boat Club (Falkirk)

Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI)

Introduction to Bird ID 3: Winter Water Birds

More info and to book IFLI website.

C

Sat 25

Galashiels (Scottish Borders)

TWIC

Autumn Conference & AGM

More info on conferences page of the TWIC website.



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