News and Events

Coastal Plants Identification

Wednesday 24th July 2019, 1:30pm-4pm, Seaton, Aberdeen. Would you like to be able to identify a range of coastal plants? This FREE event will help you to identify many different species of the coastal grassland and sand dunes habitats at Aberdeen. This event is suitable for both beginners and those wishing to improve their plant identification. Any children must be accompanied by an adult and no dogs, thank you. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. To book a FREE place click e-mail link below.


email: glenn.roberts@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Lacewing survey

Thursday 11th July, 11am-3pm, St Cyrus NNR, Montrose, DD10 0AQ. This visit will survey St Cyrus NNR, a possible site for Bordered brown lacewing.


email: suzanne.burgess@buglife.org.uk

Hoverfly Identification event

17th July 2019, 10:30am-2pm at Aden Country Park, Mintlaw. This is a good opportunity to look more closely at the identification features of some of our local hoverfly species in the company of a local expert. Please see the attached poster. The event is FREE to attend but booking a place is essential. Click email link to book your place. Note that children must be accompanied by an adult and no dogs, please.


email: nesbrec@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

NBN Awards for Wildlife Recording 2019

These awards were developed in 2015 by the National Biodiversity Network Trust, the National Forum for Biological Recording and the Biological Records Centre to celebrate the achievements of individuals and groups in our sector. If you, or your organisation, know of any individuals or any groups of people that have made an outstanding contribution, make sure you nominate them for the relevant award!


More details on the website

North East Scotland Bat Group

A variety of events are planned for June and July. Click "Read More" link.


email: nesbatsgroup@gmail.com

UK Pollinator Monitoring Scheme Survery 2019

The UK Pollinator Monitoring Scheme (PoMS) is looking for volunteers across the UK to help with surveying in 2019. See Read more for details.


More details on the website