Callander may be one of the smaller Groups but, within the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park, we are surrounded by a spectacular landscape of mountains, loch and glens with their wide diversity of wildlife and habitats. Small is friendly!

What we do

– Organise illustrated talks from Sept to April on specific species of flora/fauna and environmental topics
– Arrange local walks and visits to reserves
– Support local conservation projects
– Raise funds to support various wildlife/conservation projects (£1000 donated in 2018)

How to get involved

Volunteers can help with:
– participate in our monthly meetings
– Making suggestions for talk topics or events
– Organising events eg lead a walk
– Hospitality at meetings
– Involvement in conservation projects
– Assist with fund-raising events
– Help to promote children’s activities, even run a Watch Group

Group information


Kevin Duffy (Chair)
Lesley Hawkins (Secretary);
Mike Hawkins (Treasurer)
John Snodin (Committee member)
Fiona MacAdam (Committee Member)

01877 339080
Email Callander


Where and when?

Where we meet

We meet on the second Tuesday of the month from September to April at 7:30pm in Callander Kirk Hall, South Church Street, Callander, FK17 8BN. Free parking is available on the main road, in South Church St and Pearl St.

The meeting room is the library, straight ahead through the main door and has all-ability access.
Suggested donations to cover costs are £2 members, £2.50 non-members, free to full-time students


Callander Kirk Hall is on South Church Street, Callander, FK17 8BN - on the corner with Main Street opposite Screw-It Hardware Shop.

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Callander news

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Balsam Bash by River Teith

Removal of Himalayan Balsam along the River Teith in Callander.

10-12 meet 10am in Callander Medical Centre Car Park, Geisher Road FK17 8LX

Fund-raising event

Our annual fund-raising event 10-4pm, Ancaster Square, Callander.

Bottle Stall, plant sales, SWT and SSRS information stalls. All profits are given to wildlife / conservation projects (£1000 donated in 2018)

Can you donate a ‘bottle’ or help on the day? contact Lesley Hawkins on

Come along to support us: buy, win and find out more about SWT.


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