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Future Events

Winter 2018

18th April - AGM followed by Scottish Wildlife Trust: Championing, demonstrating and inspiring, by Bruce Wilson.

Past Events

Winter 2018

21st March - Control of Giant Hogweed.
21st February - Rare Invertebrates of the Cairngorms, by Gabrielle Finn.
17th January - Weird, Wonderful and Colourful – life in the North Sea, by Sarah Gosden.
15th November - In search of the striped rabbit of Vietnam, by Sarah Woodfin.

Summer 2018

29th July - 10.30-3.30 - Birse wood, Wood ants with Dr Jenni Stockan.
7th July - Exploring Maryculter Community Woodlands.
16th June - 10am - Botanical Outing around Maryculter area, with David Welch.
5th May - Geology around Crawton with Peter Craig.

Winter 2017

Thursday 19th April - AGM followed by Mountain hare ecology, conservation, management and monitoring, by Scott Newey.
Thursday 15th March - Could we live with the lynx?, by David Hetherington.
Thursday 15th February - Environmental issues associated with the Aberdeen western peripheral road, by Angela Gardner Pllu, AWPR Environmental Manager.
Thursday 18th January - The importance of environmental education – inspiring the next generation, by Doug Gooday.
Thursday 16th November – A Year in the Life of a Forvie Birder, by Daryl Short.
Thursday 19th October – 60+ Years of Conservation in Scotland, by Ewen Cameron.

Summer 2017

9th September 2017 - 10.30am-3.30pm - Fungal Foray, joint with Grampain Fungal Group.
11th August 2017 - 8.15pm-9.45pm - Bats @ Haddo, joint with NTS & Toni Watt.
8th July 2017 - 10am-1pm - Butterflies & Moths @ St Cyrus, with Therese Alampo.
10th June 2017 - 10am-3.30pm - Botanical Outing around Fyvie.
27th May 2017 - The Flora and Fauna of Haddo Country Park.

Winter 2016/2017

Thursday 20th April - AGM, followed by SWT Reserves and their management by Rab Potter.
Thursday 16th March - Hoverflies of North East Scotland by Kenn Watt.
Thursday 16th February - Photographing Wildlife by Andy Hayes.
Thursday 19th January - Loch of Strathbeg by Lorna Dow.
Thursday 17th November - The North East Scotland Mammal Atlas, An illustrated talk by Nick Littlewood on the North East Scotland Mammal Atlas.
Thursday 20th October - Montrose Basin & its Wildlife, An illustrated talk by one of SWT Montrose Basin’s reserve naturalists.

Summer 2016

Saturday 17th September - Woodhead & Windyhills.
Saturday 6th August - Butterflies & Moths of St Cyrus Nature Reserve.
Saturday 9th July - Botanising by the North Esk.
Sunday 5th June - Dragonflies and Damselflies @ Castle Fraser with Juliette Dinning.
Thursday 26th May - Secrets of the Sands of Forvie.

Winter 2015/2016

Thursday 21st April - Red Squirrels & AGM.
Thursday 17th March - Scottish Wildcats, Emma Rawlings.
Thursday 18th February - Bird Tracking. Ian Francis.
Thursday 21st January - Moles. Martin Gorman.
Thursday 19th November - Aberdeen Red Kites - Past, Present and Future Jenny Lennon RSPB.
Thursday 15th October - Moray Firth Marine Life - Sandra Bisset, Macduff Aquarium Learning Officer.

Summer 2015

Saturday 26th September - Fungi Outing to Gight Woods with Liz Holden (joint outing with Grampian Fungus Group).
Saturday 22nd August - Joint meeting with Wildlife Watch Group at Montrose Basin Visitor Centre.
Saturday 13th June 2015 10.00 – Botanical Outing to Fourman Hill (and other sites in the Huntly area) with David Welch.
29-31st May 2015 - May Festival-Aberdeen University - SWT will have a stand.
Sunday 24th May - Red Moss of Netherley with Reserve Conveners.

Winter 2014/2015

16th April 2015 - AGM followed by Educating for the Environment, by Marie Fish - Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre.
19th March 2015 - River Dee and its Wildlife.
19th February 2015 - Introduction to Bee-keeping by Rosie Crighton.
15th January 2015 - Butterflies and Moths of NE Scotland

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