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)
jpalmar2005@yahoo.co.uk

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 and Talks.

Directions

From Hyndland Station.

44/4 bus stop on Clarence Drive.

Get directions

Glasgow

Events and Talks

November – December 2019

• Wednesday 27 November 7:30pm-9:30pm

• Stop the Plastic Tide

Catherine Gemmell, Scotland Conservation Officer for the Marine Conservation Society will give an overview of the work MCS is doing with a focus on ocean plastics and the different parts we can all play to help stop the plastic tide for good!

Meet at Hyndland Secondary School, Airlie Theatre, Clarence Drive. G12 9RQ

Suggested donation – £2 including refreshments.

Contact David Palmar dpalmar2000@yahoo.co.uk

 

Wednesday 11 December 7:30pm-9:30pm

Members’ Night       

Members’ wildlife slides and stories with festive nibbles and non-alcoholic drinks. Meet at Hyndland Secondary library, Clarence Drive, Glasgow, G12 9RQ

Contact Mike Turner – 0141 357 0094


Want to do practical  conservation work

Much practical work on the SWT’s reserves is dependent on local volunteers.

This includes things like path construction, vegetation clearing etc.

If you would like to join in, you will be very welcome.  No previous experience is necessary.

Where:  Loch Ardinning  – see link below.

When: Normally on 1st Saturday of every month at 10.30am.

Meet at dam by A81, 1030hrs.

https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/reserve/loch-ardinning/ 

For further details/confirmation on activities at Loch Ardinning please contact Graham Lewis lewisgraham@gmail.com

ENJOY  SOME  FRESH  AIR  &  EXERCISE  AMID  THE  SCENERY, WILDLIFE  AND  PLEASANT COMPANY

 

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

 

 

 

 

FURTHER READING

About Glasgow

Out & about

Nearest local group
Glasgow

Links & downloads

Events leaflet

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