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Events Calendar


Upcoming online and in person events are listed on this page. The calendar below also includes events or meet ups organised by external providers that may be of interest to recorders in the TWIC area. Please note booking is required for all TWIC events at present. All appropriate COVID risk assessment and procedures will be followed for TWIC-organised face to face events.

We are currently looking for workshop leaders for the Jan - March 2022 season. If you would be interested in leading a session for us on a biological recording topic, please get in touch via natalie@wildlifeinformation.co.uk.

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YouTube Recordings: Recordings of some of our past talks, workshops and conference presentations are now available to watch again on TWIC's YouTube Channel. Follow this link to view them.


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Key

Date & time

Location

Organiser

Topic

More Information

2021

November

V

Sat 20 - Sun 21 November, 10:00

Zoom

TWIC

Autumn Conference and AGM: 'The Circle of Life'

10:00 - 13:00 each day. Free/ donation, booking required via Eventbrite.

V

Fri 26 Nov, 13:00

Zoom

Field Studies Council

Talk: Grasshoppers and Crickets - Bjorn Beckmann

Free/ £5, booking required via FSC website.

December

V

Wed 1 Dec, 15:00

Zoom

Field Studies Council

Talk: Protecting the Health of Britain's Rarest Wildlife: Veterinary contributions in conservation - Dr Tammy Shadbolt

Free/ £5, booking required via FSC website.

T

Sat 5 December

The Fisherrow Centre, Musselburgh

TWIC

Winter Tree Workshop - Natalie Harmsworth

Suggested donation £5 to help cover costs; booking required via Eventbrite.

V

Tues 7 December, 19:00

Zoom

TWIC

Workshop: Using the NBN Atlas Scotland to inform Species Recording - Sophia Ratcliffe

Free/ donation, booking required via Eventbrite.

V

Fri 10 Dec, 13:00

Zoom

Field Studies Council

Talk: Gardening for Wildlife: How To Welcome Frogs, 'Hogs and Everything In-between! - Sara Blackburn

Free/ £5, booking required via FSC website

V

Wed 15 December, 17:00

Zoom

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Talk: Invertebrates on anthropogenic substrate – habitats on non-natural ground can support entomological biodiversity - Savanna van Mesdag (University of Glasgow)

For more information email: EdinburghEntomologicalClub@gmail.com.

2022

January

V

Wed 19 January, 17:00

Zoom

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Talk: What is the impact of managed bees on wild pollinator populations? - Fiona Highet (SASA)

For more information email: EdinburghEntomologicalClub@gmail.com.

February

V

Wed 9 February, 19:00

Zoom

TWIC

Workshop: An Introduction to Scottish Bird Feather ID - Dan Puplett

Free/ donation, booking required via Eventbrite.

V

Wed 16 February, 17:00

Zoom

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Talk: Title TBC - Siobhan Hillman (University of East Anglia)

For more information email: EdinburghEntomologicalClub@gmail.com.

March

V

Wed 16 March, 17:00

Zoom

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Talk: Montane and Pinewood Diptera - Iain MacGowan (National Museums Scotland)

For more information email: EdinburghEntomologicalClub@gmail.com.

April

V

Wed 20 April, 17:00

Zoom

Edinburgh Entomological Club

Talk: Using insects to reconstruct environmental and climatic change in Arctic Norway - Aythya Young (University of Edinburgh)

For more information email: EdinburghEntomologicalClub@gmail.com.


Key:

E - Excursion

T - Training event or workshop

S - Survey

C - Conference

L = Lecture or talk

O - Other event

V - Virtual event


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