Central Borders

This group covers the area of the Central Borders. Landscapes range from montane in the west to the lowland valleys of the Tweed and Teviot. The area is particularly noted for its basin mires and raised bogs.

What we do

– Our main aim is to conserve and improve the wildlife of the Central Borders
– We inform members about wildlife and wildlife issues
– We give members opportunities to develop skills related to the observation and conservation of wildlife

How to get involved

Volunteers can help out with:

– Hospitality at meetings and talks
– Practical conservation work and wildlife recording
– Fundraising for the Trust
– Involvement with local planning
– Assisting school visits

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Group information


Alison Smith (Chair) - 01896 754082

Malcolm Lindsay (Secretary) - 01896 753425

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Where and when?

Where we meet

The Scottish Wildlife Trust Central Borders Group meets at the Langlee Community Centre, Marigold Dr, Galashiels, TD1 2LP.


From Galashiels centre take B6374 (Langlee, Gattonside). Turn left into Hawthorn Rd then immediate right into Mariold Dr. The Centre is at the end of Marigold Drive. Any bus going to Langlee should get you there.

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Central Borders news

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The Black Mountain of Bhutan

An illustrated talk by bryophyte and plant expert David Long.


Our 2018/19 Talks programme is available on the Events Leaflet download.
Minutes of our July 2018 committee meeting are available on the Notices Leaflet download
Read about our 2017 spring and summer outings on the Bulletin Leaflet download.


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