Our current Ayrshire wildlife recording project

SWSEIC works throughout Dumfries & Galloway and Ayrshire...









A new identity...

SWSEIC is the new name for DGERC. The Centre’s area now includes Ayrshire as well as Dumfries & Galloway – our new name reflects the coverage of a wider part of South West Scotland.

The records we hold...

SWSEIC holds over ¾ million wildlife records for SW Scotland.
Find out more about our services and how to access the data we hold.

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South West Scotland Environmental Information Centre
South West Scotland Environmental Information Centre21/06/2018 at 5:00pm

"For Peat's Sake: Peatland Past, Present and Future"
Talk at Annan Museum, Thu 28th June, 6.30pm

To coincide with the opening of the Flow Country exhibition we will explore the history, wildlife and environmental importance of peatlands on a national scale,...

South West Scotland Environmental Information Centre
South West Scotland Environmental Information Centre15/06/2018 at 4:00pm

There's a great peatland focus at Annan Museum over the summer. An exhibition on the Flow Country (29 Jun - 1 Sep) and an interesting looking talk on Thu 28th June (6.30pm) - 'For Peat's Sake - Peatlands Past, Present and Future'. See the Annan...

SWSEIC14/06/2018 at 8:47am

We still have a few spaces on our FREE introduction to leaf beetle workshop at RSPB Mersehead on 22nd of June ( https://t.co/oJUNEFSxbZ) and on our survey at Kirkconnell Flow on the 23rd of June for the rare Six-spotted pot beetles (...

SWSEIC07/06/2018 at 7:13am

Leaf beetles rock! Many have attractive colours and are plant host specific, some are classed as agricultural pests. We are running FREE workshops at RSPB Mersehead 22nd June ( https://t.co/mJpxXOhlLS) and Hogganfield Park 2nd August ( https://t.co/DX03qEDDbM)- booking essential!...

The development of this website was made possible thanks to the support of our Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire? project partners and funders.

SWSEIC is also grateful for the continued support of Scottish Natural Heritage in supporting the core operation of the local environmental records centre.

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SUP is registered in Scotland as a company limited by guarantee with charitable status. Registered address: The Southern Uplands Partnership, Studio 2, Lindean Mill, Galashiels, TD1 3PE. Company No. SC200827 / Charity No. SCO29475

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