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Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and following Government advice on social distancing, we have decided to cancel all face-to-face events until further notice. However, we are pleased to offer a range of online workshops and talks using Zoom in the meantime. The calendar below also includes virtual events or meet ups organised by external providers that may be of interest to recorders in the TWIC area.

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Key

Date

Location

Organiser

Topic

More Information

2021

February

LV

Thurs 4 February

Online

TWIC

Talk: The River Tyne Giant Hogweed eradication programme - James Wyllie (Tyne Hogweed Co-ordinator)

7:30pm. Free/ donation, booking essential. Please book via: Eventbrite.

V

Sat 6- Sun 7 February

Online

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation/ Amphibian and Reptile Groups of UK

Herp Workers Meeting 2021

Cost: £75 (£35). For more information and to book visit: ARC's website.

LV

Wed 10 February

Online

TWIC

Talk: Aberlady Bay LNR – from sea to tree and everything in between - John Harrison (East Lothian Council)

7:30pm. Free/ donation, booking essential. Please book via: Eventbrite.

TV

Thurs 11 February

Online

Buglife

Identification of Stonefly Larvae

10am - 1pm. Free, booking essential. To book go to:Buglife's website.

V

Wed 17 February

Online

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Talk: Could reintroducing wood ants aid rewilding? - Jenni Stockan (James Hutton Institute)

5:00 pm on Zoom. For more information email EdinburghEntomologicalClub@gmail.com.

TV

Wed 17 February

Online

Buglife

Introduction to Spider Identification

10am - 12:30pm. Free, booking essential. To book go to: Buglife's website.

TV

Thurs 18 February

Online

Buglife

Introduction to Beetles

10am - 12noon. Free, booking essential. To book go to: Buglife's website.

V

Thurs 18 February

Online

Botanical Society of Scotland

Talk: Ancient landraces provide novel genetic diversity for future breeding - Dr Joanne Russell (James Hutton Institute)

6pm. For more information visit:BSS website.

TV

Sat 20 February

Online

TWIC

An Introduction to Scotland's Bats

Free/ donation, booking essential. To book go to: Eventbrite.

LV

Tues 23 February

Online

TWIC

Talk: The Water of Leith and the work of the Conservation Trust - Helen Brown (Water of Leith Conservation Trust)

1:30pm. Free/ donation, booking essential. Please book via: Eventbrite.

March

TV

Sat 6 March

Online

TWIC

Introduction to Wildlife Recording Workshop

10:30 - 11:45am. Free/ donation, booking essential. Please book via: Eventbrite.

V

Wed 10 March

Online

Froglife

Wildlife Mortality on Roads Conference

10:00am - 3:45pm. Free, booking required. For more information visit: Froglife's website.

TV

Thurs 11 March

Online

Buglife

Identification of Adult Mayflies

10am - 1pm. Free, booking essential. To book go to: Buglife's website.

V

Sat 13 March

Online

Butterfly Conservation Scotland

Scottish Recorders Gathering 2021

10:00am-1:00pm. Free (donations welcome), booking required. For more information visit: BC's website.

CV

Sun 14 March

Online

TWIC

Spring Conference: Backyard Biodiversity

10:00am-1:00pm. Free (donations welcome), booking required. For more information visit: TWIC's Conferences page.

V

Wed 17 March

Online

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Talk: Mapping honey bee health and genetic diversity - Mark Barnett (The Roslin Institute)

5:00 pm on Zoom. For more information email EdinburghEntomologicalClub@gmail.com.

V

Thurs 18 March

Online

Botanical Society of Scotland

Talk: Is the botanical garden community effectively conserving plant genetic diversity? - Dr Sean Hoban (Morton Arboretum, Kew)

6pm. For more information visit:BSS website.

LV

Mon 29 March

Online

TWIC

Talk: The Bog Squad (Polly Phillpot, Butterfly Conservation)

1:30pm. Free/ donation, booking essential. Details pending.


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.