Region: Ayrshire

A million records and counting…
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Earlier this week SWSEIC reached a major milestone by adding our one millionth record to our database. The record of a Redshank on Loch Ryan was part of the county bird records for 2017. When the Centre was established in

All go at the Kelburn Country Show
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In the first ever year of the Kelburn Country show, Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire, with the help of volunteer Rebecca, had a great day out with plenty of interest in the project and in the collection of wildlife specimens on

Amphibian training day at Culzean 31/03/2017
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In the last of three amphibian training days, we spent an evening in the beautiful ground of Culzean castle torching for amphibians after dusk, and were even treated to a show from some bats. After a short indoor session in

Ardeer Amphibian ID day – weather for amphibians
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It might have been a day for the ducks, but that didn’t stop us braving the elements in the name of newts! After a great and informative morning session lead by Mark Pollitt from the Dumfries and Galloway Environmental Resources

Ayrshire job opportunity
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Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire? Project Officer – £21,000 p.a. The Southern Uplands Partnership is looking for an enthusiastic individual with excellent communication and project management skills to continue delivery of the Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire? project. Working from an office

Ballantrae festival of food and drink
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The wind and rain along the sea front at Ballantrae did not stop people coming out to experience the amazing range of food, drink and music on offer at this years festival. Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire attended alongside the Galloway

Bog Wildlife Identification Workshop
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Come join the East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative and Where’s Wildilfe in Ayrshire for an afternoon of investigating the wildlife of Low Moss. Samples will be collected from the bog in the morning by the project officers, and we need

Bog wildlife microscope ID workshop
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Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire and the East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative joined forces for an afternoon of investigating and identifying bog wildlife collected from a bog in East Ayrshire. Samples were collected in the morning from Low Moss near Lugar,

BRISC Annual conference 2017
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The BRISC Annual Conference and AGM will be held on Saturday 14th October at the Marine Station on the Isle of Cumbrae. Full details available on the BRISC website.

BRISC conference 2017
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A great day was had by Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire at the Biological Recording in Scotland (BRISC) annual conference, this year held in Ayrshire at the field station on Cumbrae.  This year the focus was on marine biological recording, and

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