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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.

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



Key

Date

Location

Organiser

Topic

More Information

2017

October

O

Sat 21 & Sun 22

Peebles (Scottish Borders)

Tweed Valley Forest Festival

Peebles Wood Market

More info Tweed Valley Forest Festival website.

T

Sat 28

Vogrie Country Park (Midlothian)

LaBMaG/ TWIC

Small Mammal Workshop

More info and to book: Eventbite. Fully booked

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.

O

Wed 15

King’s Buildings, University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Garth Foster (Aquatic Coleoptera Conservation Trust): Water beetles and other things

Talk. More info on Edinburgh Entomological Club website.

C

Sat 25

Stow Town Hall (Scottish Borders)

TWIC

Autumn Conference & AGM

More info on conferences page of the TWIC website.

T

Sat 25

Holyrood Park(Edinburgh)

Butterfly Conservation

Habitat management (extreme gorse cutting)

10am - 3pm. Contact Anthony McCluskey for more information.

December

O

Wed 20

King’s Buildings, University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Peter Alexander (University of Edinburgh): Could consumption of insects reduce global agricultural land use?

Talk. More info on Edinburgh Entomological Club website.

2018

January

O

Wed 17

King’s Buildings, University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Vladimir Blagoderov (National Museum of Scotland): How time flies for flies? Geological history of Diptera

Talk. More info on Edinburgh Entomological Club website.

February

O

Wed 21

King’s Buildings, University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Katrina Dainton (Forest Research): Discussing three Scottish forestry pests

Talk. More info on Edinburgh Entomological Club website.

March

O

Wed 21

King’s Buildings, University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Geoff Hancock (University of Glasgow): Malloch and Cuthbertson - two Glasgow naturalists who made a global impact in Dipterology

Talk. More info on Edinburgh Entomological Club website.

T

Fri 30

RSPB Black Devon Wetlands, Alloa (Clacks)

Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI)

Amphibian Survey Training

19:30 – 21:30. More info and to book IFLI website.

April

O

Wed 18

King’s Buildings, University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Ashley Buchan (University of Edinburgh): Response of beetles to Peatland Restoration

Talk. More info on Edinburgh Entomological Club website.

May

O

Wed 16

King’s Buildings, University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Entomological Club

AGM, ISI reports & update on conservation strategy.

More info on Edinburgh Entomological Club website.



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