Glasgow

Glasgow is a city containing a wide variety of wildlife habitats: parks, rivers, marsh and several local nature reserves. Possil Marsh, a Trust reserve, lies to the north of the city, beside the Forth-Clyde Canal. 

What we do

 We aim to:

Inform you on wildlife topics through our walks and talks programme.
Give you the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills through our various events
Give you opportunities to meet other members

How to get involved

You can help  by:

Joining the Glasgow Group committee- we need ideas for new walks and talks
Taking part in practical conservation work on our reserves. Contact pgilbert@swt.org.uk  for more information
Raising funds for the Trust at events

Group information

Contacts

Mike Turner (Chair) 0141 357 0094

Ann Brackenridge (Secretary) 0141 334 2889

Janet Palmar (Treasurer) 0141 586 7890

Telephone
0141 357 0094
Email
Email Glasgow

GROUP MEETINGS

Where and when?

Where we meet

We meet regularly at Hyndland Secondary School. Programme of talks starting at 7.30pm from October-April. Walks programme throughout the year. Click on Events under Links & Downloads.

Directions

From Hyndland Station.

44/4 bus stop on Clarence Drive.

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Glasgow

Events and Talks

Events September 2017 – November 2017


WALKS


• Saturday 14 October 11am-3pm. Castle Semple walk

A walk around Castle Semple Country Park. Winter migrant species like fieldfare and redwings will have arrived to feast on the berries of the hawthorn bushes. There should also be a fine gathering of tufted ducks, goldeneyes, goosanders and wigeon on the loch.

Meet at visitor centre car park, Lochlip Road, Lochwinnoch PA12 4EA.

Contact Janet Palmer jpalmar2005@yahoo.co.uk

• Sunday 19 November 11am-3pm. Overtoun House walk


TALKS

• Wednesday 25 October 7.30pm-9.30pm. Birdwatching with Your Eyes Shut!

Dr. Ben Darvill from The British Trust for Ornithology will encourage us to learn to identify birds by their songs and calls. This will add to our enjoyment when we are out walking in the town or country.

Meet at Hyndland Secondary School, Airlie Theatre, Clarence Drive.
Contact Janet Palmer jpalmar2005@yahoo.co.uk

• Wednesday 22 November 7.30-9.30. Blood sweat and deer(s)

 

 

 

Want to do practical  conservation work?- contact pgilbert@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk. or David Shenton (Strathkelvin) 0141 776 5506..

Found an injured bird or animal? Contact Hesselhead Wildlife Rescue Centre, Beith, Ayrshire 01505 502415.

 

FURTHER READING

About Glasgow

Out & about

Nearest local group
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Links & downloads

Events leaflet

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