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Biological data for south-east and part of central Scotland

A hoverfly (Baccha elongata ) on Herb Bennet (Geum urbanum)
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Events Calendar

This page lists 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; L = Lecture or talk; 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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Sun 9 - Thurs 13

St Abbs (Scottish Borders)

The British Phycological Society

Seaweed Field Meeting

Experts and beginners welcome. For more info please email Martin Wilkinson.


Fri 28

National Museums Scotland (Edinburgh)

Tay Estuary Forum & Forth Estuary Forum

Joint Annual Conference: Community Approaches to Coastal & Marine Planning

More info here


Sun 30

Callendar Wood (Falkirk)

Forestry Commission Scotland

Fungi Forage

Guided walk. 1 - 3pm. Free, booking required. Email to reserve your place, or call 0300 067 6700.



Sat 6

Battleby, Perth

Butterfly Conservation

Members' Day & BC's 50th Birthday

More info on BC's website.


Sun 7

Vogrie Country Park (Midlothian)

Midlothian Science Festival

Wild Science gala day

12:00 - 15:00. TWIC will have a stall. More info on the Midlothian Science Festival website.


Sat 13

Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow

Biological Recording in Scotland (BRISC)

Annual Conference & AGM: "Recording Urban Wildlife"

More info on BRISC's website.



Sat 3

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland (BSBI)

Scottish Botanists' Conference

More info on BSBI website


Sat 10

Melrose Corn Exchange (Scottish Borders)


TWIC Autumn Conference & AGM

More info on conferences page


Sat 10

Stirling University

Forth Naturalist and Historian

Annual Conference: The Ochils:- A Special Place

More info on the FNH website


Wed 21 - Thurs 22

Albert Hall, Nottingham

NBN Trust

NBN Conference: "The NBN in a changing climate"

More info on NBN website

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