Introduction to Wonderful Wildflowers, Beith

Beith Community Development Trust, Geilsland Estate, Wardrop Street, Beith, KA15 1HD

The Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire? Project is excited to be working in partnership with the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland (BSBI) and the Beith Community Development Trust to provide this informal 1 day workshop. No previous experience in wildflowers/ botany or wildlife recording is necessary – just a keen interest in nature and an enjoyment of seeing and identifying the wildlife around you.

Wildflower are amazing but identifying them can be daunting if you have never done it before. The course is suitable for people who have no prior knowledge of identifying wildflowers but are interested in building their knowledge. The course aims to allow people to become more familiar with wildflowers in their local area and we hope to increase the number of people recording wildflowers both within Beith and throughout Ayrshire as a whole.

One the day, we will start in the classroom where we will talk about the key features to look for when identifying wildflowers and will become familiar with how to use keys to help with identification. We will also talk about the importance of recording, what makes a good record and how to record your findings. We will then try out our new identification skills within the grounds of Beith Community Development Trust and build some plant records for the site.

Further information and booking details are available at Eventbrite.

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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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