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Dragonfly ID day

Join SWSEIC to learn how to recognise the common damselflies and dragonflies found in SW Scotland. The event will be led by Mark Pollitt (SWSEIC Manager) and will take place at Ringford on Saturday 13th July. In the morning there will be

Dragonfly ID day at Barstobrick

Join SWSEIC staff to learn about our local dragonflies and how to identify them at the Barstobrick Visitor Centre near Ringford. Meet at 1pm (earlier if you want to join us for lunch!) and we will explore the ponds around the

Dragonfly ID day at Barstobrick, Sat 13th July

Seven enthusiastic wildlife recorders joined SWSEIC manager Mark Pollitt at Ringford to learn about our local dragons and damsels. The morning session was indoors with a little theory before putting our new-found skills into practise in the afternoon. We began

Dragonfly ID day at Craigengillan Estate

In the first of our three Dragonfly ID workshops we explored the stunning grounds of Craigengillan estate just outside Dalmellington in East Ayrshire. The session was lead by the very knowledgeable and engaging Jonathan Willet, who has had a longstanding

Dragonfly Workshop at WWT Caerlaverock

Learn how to recognise the common damselflies and dragonflies found in SW Scotland. The event will be led by Mark Pollitt (SWSEIC Manager). We will begin indoors, looking at dragonfly biology and key ID features of our local species. Then

Fungus Foray

Fancy learning about the fascinating world of fungi but are not sure where to start? Come join Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire and the Clyde and Argyll Fungus group for an outing in the grounds of Craufurdland castle. No experience is

Fungus fun at Craufurdland estate

A great day out was had in the magical grounds of Craufurdland estate just outside Fenwick with the Clyde and Argyll Fungus group . The day started at 11am and we slowly pottered through the forest on the hunt for fungus.

Identifying Wildflower Families

Learn to identify wildflowers through their families. Build your confidence in using keys. Dr. Faith Anstey and BSBI tutors lead these highly acclaimed workshops. For more information and to book click here

Introduction to Hoverfly Identification: 2 Day Workshop 24-25th March 2018

The Where is Wildlife in Ayrshire? project is excited to work in partnership with leading Hoverfly experts Roger Morris and Stuart Ball to provide a 2 day training course on this fascinating invertebrate group. Hoverflies include some of the most

Introduction to Rocky Shore Ecology, Fairlie

The Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire? Project is excited to be working in partnership with the Capturing our Coast Scotland (CoCoast) project to provide this informal 1 day workshop. No previous experience in ecology or wildlife recording is necessary – just a keen

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