News and Events

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Introduction to Ferns at Edinburgh Zoo

Saturday 27th May. This short day course gives an insight into the amazing life-cycle of ferns; where they come from, how they spread, how to begin to identify them. Cost ?40 and must be booked direct with Edinburgh Zoo.


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Pollinator Identification for Beginners at Edinburgh Zoo

Saturday 13th May. Come and learn how to identify common groups of pollinators including bumblebees, honeybees, hoverflies and more. Cost ?40 and must be booked direct with Edinburgh Zoo.


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Reptiles and Amphibians at Edinburgh Zoo

Saturday 22nd April. Learn all about Scotland's wild amphibians and reptiles; how to find them, how to identify and record them, what they need and the threats they face. Cost ?40 and must be booked direct with Edinburgh Zoo.


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Introduction to Tracking at Edinburgh Zoo

Saturday 1st April. In this workshop we will explore some common tracks and signs left by a range of animals. Bring out the nature detective in you and get a glimpse into the secret lives of our native wildlife! Cost ?40 and must be booked direct with Edinburgh Zoo.


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TWIC Spring Conference 2017: Farming and Biodiversity in Scotland - an Essential Partnership

Saturday 29th April, 10:00 - 16:30, The Brunton Hall, Musselburgh. The Spring conference is a chance for recorders to get together at the start of the season to share news and enjoy an interesting programme of talks. The event is FREE but BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL - see weblink below for more details.


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Amphibian Training Workshop North Ayrshire

Friday 17th March, 10:30 - 16:30, Ardeer Bowling Club. Interested in recording amphibians but not sure where to start? Come along to one of Where's Wildlife in Ayrshire's Amphibian training workshops! The course is free, but any donations to help cover the costs of running the course would be gratefuly received. BOOKING REQUIRED - see weblink below for more details.


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NESBReC Recorders Forum

Saturday 25th March, 10am - 3:30pm, Zoology Lecture Theatre at the University of Aberdeen. It will be a day of interesting talks and useful discussion for biological recorders of all types of wildlife, representing all ages and levels of experience. The whole event is free to attend but we do require that you book a place so that we can order suitable catering for our buffet lunch. Please book your place by Monday 20th March.


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email: glenn.roberts@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Scottish Amphibian Identification

Wednesday 29th March 2017, 1:30pm-4pm, Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre, Zoology Building, University of Aberdeen. This FREE event at the Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre will help you to identify different amphibian species and learn more about their ecology and habitat requirements. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. To book a FREE place click e-mail link.


email: glenn.roberts@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Amphibian Training Workshop South Ayrshire

Friday 31st March, 16:00 - 21:00, Culzean Castle. Interested in recording amphibians but not sure where to start? Come along to one of Where's Wildlife in Ayrshire's Amphibian training workshops! The course is free, but any donations to help cover the costs of running the course would be gratefuly received. BOOKING REQUIRED - see weblink below for more details.


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Aberdeen Entomological Club

A new programme of free monthly talks at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen, starting on 11th October. See the programme for the subject titles and for further contact details. (Click Read More ...)