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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

May

T

Mon 28

Water of Leith Conservation Trust visitor centre, Edinburgh

Bat Conservation Trust (BCT)

NBMP Introductory Bat Detector Workshop

More info and to book: Eventbrite.

June

T

Fri 1

Holyrood Park Education Centre (Edinburgh)

Buglife

Lacewing and relatives training workshop

Free, booking essential. For more info and to book please email Alasdair Lemon or telephone 01786 447504.

S

2 & 12 June

Holyrood Park Education Centre (Edinburgh)

Buglife

Guided surveys for the Bordered Brown Lacewing

Free, booking essential. For more info and to book please email Alasdair Lemon or telephone 01786 447504.

E

Sun 3

Springfield Mill & Maiden Castle (Midlothian)

TWIC

Recording excursion

Joint event with ENHS. More info on TWIC excursions page

C

Sat 9

University of Glasgow

Glasgow Natural History Society/ University of Glasgow

Amphibians and Reptiles of Scotland: current research and future challenges

Free, booking essential. More info on Glasgow Science Festival website

T

Sat 9

Bridgend Farmhouse, 41 Old Dalkeith Road (Edinburgh)

Cameron Diekonigin

Beginners Rust Fungi ID workshop

Cost £9/£5 (pre-payment necessary). For more info please email Cameron Diekonigin.

O

Sat 9

Glen Finglas (Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park)

Woodland Trust

Glen Finglas Wildflower Walk

Over 16s. Cost £5. More info on Woodland Trust website

E

Fri 8 - Sun 10

Haddington (East Lothian)

BSBI

Plant recording for Atlas 2020

More info on BSBI website.

S

Wed 20

Threipmuir (Edinburgh)

Pentland Hills Regional Park

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary Butterfly Survey

FREE, Time: 13:30-15:30. For more info and to book email pentlandhills@edinburgh.gov.uk.

S

Tues 26

Threipmuir (Edinburgh)

Pentland Hills Regional Park

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary Butterfly Survey

FREE, Time: 13:30-15:30. For more info and to book email pentlandhills@edinburgh.gov.uk.

E

Sat 30

Bowden Hill (West Lothian)

TWIC

Recording excursion

Led by David Chamberlain and Natalie Harmsworth. More info. on TWIC excursions page

E

Sat 30

Doune (Stirling)

BSBI

Plant recording for Atlas 2010

More info on BSBI website

July

E

Sun 1

Stob a' Choin (Loch Lomond & Trossachs NP)

BSBI

Alpine field meeting

More info on BSBI website

S

Tues 10

Holyrood Park Education Centre (Edinburgh)

Buglife

Guided surveys for the Bordered Brown Lacewing

Free, booking essential. For more info and to book please email Alasdair Lemon or telephone 01786 447504.

T

Tues 17

SWT Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, Grangemouth (Falkirk)

Buglife

Introduction to pollinating insects workshop

Free, booking essential. For more info please email Suzanne Burgess or phone 01786 447540.

S

Tues 17

Carlops village (Scottish Borders)

Pentland Hills Regional Park

Northern Brown Argus Butterfly survey

FREE, Time: 13:30-15:30. For more info and to book email pentlandhills@edinburgh.gov.uk.

E

Thurs 19 - Sat 21

Kelso (Scottish Borders)

BSBI

Plant recording for Atlas 2020

More info on BSBI website.

S

Fri 20

Hillend Country Park (Edinburgh)

Pentland Hills Regional Park

Wildflower Meadow Survey

FREE, Time: 13:30-15:30. For more info and to book email pentlandhills@edinburgh.gov.uk.

T

Tues 24

SWT Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, Grangemouth (Falkirk)

Buglife

Introduction to hoverflies and their ID workshop.

Free, booking essential. For more info please email Suzanne Burgess or phone 01786 447540.

August

E

Wed 1

Water of Leith, Bonnington (Edinburgh)

TWIC

Evening recording excursion

Joint meeting with the Botanical Society of Scotland. More info on TWIC Excursions page.

S

Tues 14

Holyrood Park Education Centre (Edinburgh)

Buglife

Guided surveys for the Bordered Brown Lacewing

Free, booking essential. For more info and to book please email Alasdair Lemon or telephone 01786 447504.

S

Fri 17

Bavelaw Marsh SSSI (Edinburgh)

Pentland Hills Regional Park

Wildflower Meadow Survey

FREE, Time: 13:30-15:30. For more info and to book email pentlandhills@edinburgh.gov.uk.

E

Fri 17 - Sun 19

Drymen (Stirling)

BSBI

Plant recording for Atlas 2020

More info on BSBI website

September

E

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.

October

C

Sat 6

Battleby, Perth

Butterfly Conservation

Members' Day & BC's 50th Birthday

More info on BC's website.

November

C

Sat 3

TBC

BSBI

BSBI/BSS Scottish Annual Meeting

More info on BSBI website



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