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
Visit our Facebook page

Group information


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

Lisa McLeish (Secretary) - swtborderssecretary@gmail.com

Email Central Borders


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.

Get directions


Central Borders news

The Group regrets that, because of the coronavirus pandemic, our programme of meetings is suspended pending further notice.

You can continue to read about local wildlife through members’ contributions to our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/ScottishWildlifeTrustCentralBorders

The minutes of the last committee on 11 Feb 2021 is posted on the Notices Download.

Advice about how to keep in touch with us and receive emails about events are on the Newsletter download.


About Central Borders

Out & about

Nearest local group
Central Borders

Links & downloads

Newsletter 1

Notices leaflet


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