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Monkey Flower (Mimulus guttatus)
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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; 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. Note that TWIC cannot be responsible for the content of external websites.



Key

Date

Location

Organiser

Topic

More Information

2018

February

L

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.

L

Thurs 22

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

BSS/RBGE

Dr Mario Vallejo-Marin, Stirling University: Buzz pollination

Talk. More info: BSS website.

T

Fri 23

Balallan House, Stirling

Buglife

Workshop for Land Owners and Mangers about Grassland Meadows

Free, booking essential. More info on Buglife website.

March

T

Sat 3

Kinneil Local Nature Reserve (Falkirk)

IFLI

Advanced Estuary Bird ID with David Bryant

More info on IFLI website.

T

Tues 13

National Museum Collections Centre, Edinburgh

Butterfly Conservation Scotland

Micro-moth workshop for Beginners

More info: Butterfly Conservation Scotland's Facebook page.

L

Wed 14

The Guide Hall, 33 Melville Street, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Natural History Society

Mike Fraser: The smallest kingdom - flora & fauna of the Cape of Good Hope

Talk. More info: ENHS website.

C

Sat 17

Battleby, Perth

Butterfly Conservation

Recorders' Gathering

More info: BC's website.

T

Tues 20

Balallan House, Stirling

Butterfly Conservation Scotland

Micro-moth workshop for Beginners

More info: Butterfly Conservation Scotland's Facebook page.

L

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.

L

Thurs 22

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

BSS/RBGE

Dr Sarah Gurr, Exeter University: Global Food Security: food, famine and fungi

Talk. More info: BSS website.

E

Sat 24

Kilspindie Circuit (East Lothian)

Edinburgh Natural History Society

Excursion (ornithology)

More info on ENHS 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

L

Thurs 5

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

BSS/RBGE

Edinburgh International Science Festival Lecture: Food for the future demands radical agriculture: the C4 rice challenge

Talk by Prof Jane Langdale FRS, Oxford University. More info: BSS website.

L

Wed 11

The Guide Hall, 33 Melville Street, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Natural History Society

Members' Night - show and tell

More info: ENHS website.

L

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.

L

Thurs 17

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

BSS/RBGE

Prof Yadwinder Malhi FRS, Oxford University: Variations in the productivity and structure of tropical forests around the world

Talk followed by AGM. More info: BSS website.

October

C

Sat 6

Battleby, Perth

Butterfly Conservation

Members' Day & BC's 50th Birthday

More info on BC's website.



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