News and Events

Introduction to lacewings and their relative's workshop

Wednesday 19th June, 10am-3pm, St Cyrus NNR, Montrose, DD10 0AQ. This workshop will introduce lacewings and their relatives, followed by a survey within St Cyrus NNR for the rare and elusive Bordered brown lacewing. For more information and to book onto the survey, please contact Suzanne Burgess at email link or phone 01786 447504.


email: suzanne.burgess@buglife.org.uk

Lacewing survey

Monday 1st July, 11am-3pm, meeting point at layby (at grid reference NO 8836587762) just past Stonehaven golf club (postcode AB39 3RH). This visit will survey the cliffs north of Garron Point, Stonehaven, a possible site for Bordered brown lacewing.


email: suzanne.burgess@buglife.org.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

Swift Stroll

Thursday 20th June, 7pm-9pm, Inverurie. Would you like to know more about Swifts? This FREE event will help you to identify these iconic summer visitors and to find out more about their nesting requirements and life history. This event is suitable for complete beginners and anyone wishing to improve their bird identification and recording skills. 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.


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!


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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.


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Identifying Wild Flower Families - Workshop

Saturday 15th June 2019, 10:30am - 5pm, The Stable Room, Mar Lodge Estate, Braemar, Aberdeenshire. Learn to identify wild flowers through their families. Build your confidence in using keys. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. Click website link below for more details.


More details on the website
email: faithanstey@gmail.com

Identifying Wild Flower Families - Field Meeting

Sunday 16th June 2019, 10:30am - 4:30pm, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Meeting place tba. Especially for participants (past and present) of the workshops and for anyone else interested in improving their skills and confidence in identifying wild flowers in the field. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. Click website link below for details.


More details on the website
email: faithanstey@gmail.com