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Biological data for south-east and part of central Scotland

Gorse Shield Bug (Piezodorus lituratus)
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TWIC organises two conferences a year to bring together individuals interested in wildlife recording and conservation from across the region. A series of talks are delivered around a conference theme and there is a chance to promote local recording initiatives through displays and open-mike sessions.

Reports from previous conferences and some presentations or summaries of talks can be found here.

Forthcoming conference

TWIC Autumn Conference & AGM 2017

In Pursuit of Wildlife

Saturday 25 November 2017

Location: Stow Town Hall, Earlston Road, Stow, Scottish Borders (TD1 2QS)

Details: The TWIC Autumn Conference will provide an opportunity for all those interested in wildlife recording and conservation across the region to join together at the end of the season. Talks will showcase a number of recording initiatives and citizen science studies in southern and central Scotland that are furthering our knowledge of wildlife and sometimes using novel approaches in pursuit of their target organism! The event will also host TWIC's AGM and the presentation of the Bob Saville Award. Download the programme here [PDF, 93.4 KB] and the flyer here [PDF, 3.41 MB].

Cost: FREE, including buffet lunch, but booking is essential as numbers will be limited. To book, please visit Eventbrite. Note that there will be a raffle and other items to purchase, so please bring cash if you are interested in these.

Getting there: Stow is situated on the Borders railway line. The train station is a short walk from the venue. A link to the timetable is below. Note not all trains stop in Stow: Scotrail train times. Stow is also served by the X95 bus. For a route map and timetable click here. There is free on-street parking adjacent to the venue.

TWIC is a company limited by guarantee - registered in Scotland No. SC234339. A recognised Scottish Charity SC034113. TWIC acknowledges financial support from Scottish Natural Heritage.