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
– Involvement with local planning
– Assisting school visits
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Group information

Contacts

Mike G Rutherford (Chair) - 07988383219 or swtborders@gmail.com

Lisa McLeish (Secretary) - swtborderssecretary@gmail.com

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GROUP MEETINGS

Where and when?

Where we meet

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

Directions

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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GROUP NEWS

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SWT Hare Moss Reserve

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO ACCESS TO SWT HARE MOSS RESERVE AND HIDE FROM WEDNESDAY 13TH – WEDNESDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2021 DUE TO TREE FELLING WORK BEING UNDERTAKEN TO REMOVE MOST OF THE REMAINING SITKA SPRUCE ON THE SITE.
The SWT Management Plan objective for Hare Moss is to increase the amount of semi-natural habitat on the site with the removal of the planted conifers.


FURTHER READING

About Central Borders

Out & about

Nearest local group
Central Borders

Links & downloads

Newsletter 1

Notices leaflet

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