News and Events

Dippy Nature Discovery Day

Sunday 28th April, 11am-4pm. Join RSPB Scotland, Glasgow Museums, and a range of other partners to discover and record the amazing local wildlife and see how it has changed over time. There will be walks and talks and fun activities to take part in on the day. We will look back at how the area has changed over time, as we race against the clock to record all the wildlife we can.

Mosses and Liverworts Identification event

Saturday 27th April 2019, 10:30am-3pm, Portlethen Moss, Portlethen. We will look at the identification & ecology of mosses & liverworts on Portlethen Moss. This FREE will be led by local ecologist and bryologist, Dr Andy McMullen, and all of our time will be spent walking over the moss looking at these groups of plants that many people find difficult. Suitable for beginners and improvers. 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.


TWIC Spring Conference: "Biodiversity Matters"

Saturday 27th April, 10:00 - 16:15 at the McSence Conference Centre, 32 Sycamore Rd, Mayfield, Midlothian (EH22 5TA). The Spring Conference is a chance for recorders to get together at the start of season to share news and to enjoy a programme of talks. This time our programme is centred on key themes from the new Midlothian Local Biodiversity Action Plan. However, the talks will not necessarily be geographically specific to Midlothian. FREE (includes buffet lunch), but BOOKING ESSENTIAL. To view the programme and to book click the Website link below. Deadline for booking is midnight, Sunday 21st April 2019.

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