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

Events May – June 2019

• Saturday 18 May 10:00am-3:00pm  

Baron’s Haugh guided walk  This RSPB reserve is centred on flooded marshland in a bend of the River Clyde. As well as wetlands there are meadows and woodlands offering homes for a wide variety of different wildlife such as birds, amphibians and insects. Mark Mitchell the RSPB warden at Baron’s Haugh will guide our walk giving us the benefit of his local knowledge and expertise. Meet at Baron’s Haugh Car Park       Grid Reference: NS755552 Donations accepted Contact Clare Winsch cwinsch5c@gmail.com

 

• Sunday 16 June 10:00am-4:00pm    

Cumbrae walk round west coast Walk from ferry slip round west coast on quiet roads to Fintry Bay (4 miles) then on grass paths over the hill and into Millport (about 2 miles), then bus back to ferry. There should be good views of the Clyde, wild flowers and the chance to see a wide variety of birds. Outside the Cal-Mac ticket office at Largs pier. Grid Reference: NS183586 Contact Janet Palmar jpalmar2005@yahoo.co.uk

 

Want to do practical  conservation work?

contact

Peter Gilbert – pgilbert@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk

or

Graham Lewis –   lewisgraham@gmail.com

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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