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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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Key

Date

Location

Organiser

Topic

More Information

2018

June

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

E

Sun 8

Kippen Common (Stirling)

TWIC

Recording excursion

More info on TWIC Excursions page.

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.

E

Sun 5

Gamescleugh Meadows (Scottish Borders)

TWIC

Recording excursion

Leader: Sarah Eno. 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

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

BSBI

Scottish Botanists' Conference

More info on BSBI website

C

Sat 10

TBC

TWIC

TWIC Autumn Conference & AGM

More info on conferences page



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