News and Events

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Hoverfly & Bumblebee Identification

Thursday 20th July, 10:30am-3pm. Forvie National Nature Reserve. This is a good opportunity to learn more about these important pollinating insects and is suitable for both beginners and improvers. The event is free to attend but booking a place is essential.


email: geoffrey.wilkinson@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Dragons and Damsels of Scotstown Moor

Wed, 26th of July 2017, 2-4pm. Scotstown Moor Local Nature Reserve, Aberdeen. Scotstown Moor is our Dragonfly Hotspot in Aberdeen - join us to find out why. Discover the dragonflies and damselflies present on the reserve and find out how to tell the difference between them, hear fascinating folklore facts and spot both adults and larvae! Booking essential see website.


More details on the website

White-faced Darters of Pitmaduthy Moss

Saturday, 29th July 2017, 9:30am (All day event). Pitmaduthy Moss, Easter Ross. We aim to re-discover the whereabouts of the elusive White-faced Darters in this area and to explore a seldom visited bog area. Please book your place with Jonathan Willet by phoning 07740 216595.


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Dragons & Damsels at Caerlaverock

Thursday, 3rd of August, 2017 10am -12pm. Caerlaverock Dragonfly Hotspot, near Dumfries. Discover the dragonflies and damselflies present on the reserve and learn the differences between them. This is a family event.


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Bioblitz at RSPB Loch of Kinnordy

Friday 11th August. We are looking for recorders and experts to help. If you would be interested in attending then please contact Anna Jemmett. Phone Telephone: 01577 862355 Mobile: 07795978246


email: anna.jemmett@rspb.org.uk

Crombie Hotspot's Dragons and Damsels

Tuesday 15th August 2017, 2-4pm. Crombie Country Park, near Monikie, Angus. Discover the dragonflies and damselflies present in the park and find out how to tell the difference between them, hear fascinating folklore facts and spot both adults and larvae! Booking not necessary.


More details on the website

Dragonfly & Damselfly ID Workshop

Saturday 19th August, 2017 10am. Kincardine Community Centre & Devilla Forest, Fife. Would you like to find out how to identify species of Dragonfly and Damselfly found in Central Scotland? If so, this workshop is for you! No prior experience or skill is necessary as the morning will be spent indoors learning the basics about ID and recording. We will then go to an outdoor location to have the chance to put your skills into practice. Booking essential - see website.


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Glasgow Botanics Bioblitz

Saturday 2nd September 2017, 10am-4pm. Have a wild day out in the Glasgow Botanic Gardens! This will be the launch event for our Glasgow Wild Fest, a wildlife garden festival that highlights the amazing wildlife we have in community gardens and green spaces.


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email: sarah-jayne.forster@rspb.org.uk