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.

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

How to get involved

Volunteers can help with:

– 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

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 the 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.


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

Balsam Bash

Continuing efforts over the last 4 years we will be uprooting Himalayan Balsam along the river Teith in Callander. This is the last date for 2018 included to round up any stragglers we may have missed or any new plants that have matured since the previous session.
Meet 10am in car park of Callander Medical Centre, Geisher Road FK17 8LX.

Fund-raising stalls

This is Callander SWT group’s annual fund-raiser. It will include several stalls: plant sales, ‘bottle’ stall, Information by SWT HQ, Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels project and guest appearance by Sandy the squirrel!
We will be in action from 10am – 4pm in Ancaster Square in the centre of Callander, outside St Kessogs’.
Help is needed; either bottle stall donations, manning any of the stalls, inhabiting Sandy or just coming along to spend!
Contact: Lesley Hawkins


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