SWSEIC is pleased to welcome everyone with an interest in wildlife and wildlife recording in SW Scotland to a spring gathering in Maybole on March 7th, 2020. The event will…
Upcoming wildlife and biological recording events in SW Scotland. Also includes national events of relevance to wildlife recorders. Click on any event in the calendar to find out more.
For a broader picture of national wildlife recording events and activities check out the NBN website.
The BRC national recording schemes meeting will be held at the National Museum of Scotland on the 7th March 2020. Program details and booking information is available here.
Topic: Recap on last year’s Botanical highlights in Dumfriesshire and looking forward to 2020. A look at the main divisions of the Botanical world. Location: SRUC Barony Campus Date and…
The Scottish Recorders’ Gathering for Butterfly Conservation will be held at Battleby Conference Centre by Perth, on the 14th March 2020. Details and booking information will be available here.
Topic: Spring plants in deciduous woodland Location: to be confirmed Date and Time: Friday 20 March 2020, time to be confirmed Meeting place: To be confirmed Meeting details will be…
Topic: Merse and maritime species Location: Kippford NX8355 Date and Time: Saturday 4 April 2020, time to be confirmed Meeting place: To be confirmed Meeting details will be sent approximately…
Topic: A chance to compare different conifers Location: Drumlanrig Woods Date and Time: Thursday 16 April 2020, 1030 am Meeting place: NX858982 Leader: Chris Miles (firstname.lastname@example.org), Tel: 01576 610303 Mobile…
Topic: Hierochloe (Holy Grass), merse and cliffs (species rich sites and rare plants) Location: Southwick (SWT and RSPB sites) NX9156 Date and Time: Friday 17 April 2020, time to be…
The National Forum for Biological Recording conference will be held at the World Museum in Liverpool on the 30th April – 2nd May 2020. Information is available here.
Meetings are in Hall B, Newton Wallacetown Church Hall, Main Street, Ayr on Mondays. Doors open at 7pm for a start time of 7.30pm prompt. For more information click here
The East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative (CEI) is a successful partnership between the local authority and conservation bodies, working with the community over the last 10 years to enhance, conserve, and promote the environment in East Ayrshire. Our three aims are:
For more information about CEI, click here
Indoor meeting run through the winter months and are held on Friday nights in the Argyle Centre, Campbell Avenue, Saltcoats.
More details can be found here.
SWT Ayrshire Group hold evening meetings on the third Tuesday of the month in Ayr. Details can be found on the SWT Ayrshire website.
The F.R.I.E.N.D.S. group was created in 1995 by Gavin McInnes as a vehicle for his community work in the town. The charity’s remit is to improve the wild green spaces in the town for the benefit of both people and wildlife. This website details some of the work the group have done and provides information on the wildlife we have recorded in the town’s urban green spaces.
For more information, click here
The West Galloway SOC Branch meet on Tuesday evenings in Stranraer during the winter months. More details can be found at the branch web page.
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