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 under Links & Downloads.

Directions

From Hyndland Station.

44/4 bus stop on Clarence Drive.

Get directions

Glasgow

Events and Talks

Events May and June 2018

• Thursday 24 May 10am-12 noon or later. Glen Moss walk

An easy walk on a Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve led by ranger Gill Martin.

The reserve has areas of marshland, woodland and wet heath with open water and sheltered, shallow pools. It is a natural haven for songbirds, waterfowl, amphibians and insects.

Meet at 10am at the entrance to the reserve at grid reference NS363698.

You’ll find directions to Kilmacolm on the Trust’s website. From Kilmacolm centre, cross Bridge of Weir Road into Moss Road, turn right into Gillburn Road and right into Gowkhouse Road. Proceed up the hill on Gowkhouse Lane to meet Glenmoston Road at the top where the reserve is located.

Contact David Palmar at dpalmar2000@yahoo.co.uk

 

• Sunday 24 June 9.30am-4pm. Isle of May visit

The Isle of May is home to large colonies of puffins, guillemots, razorbills and shags. There is a permanent colony of approximately  150 seals as well as the chance to see porpoises, dolphins and the odd whale.  BOOKING ESSENTIAL and must be done directly through Anstruther Pleasure Cruises (http://www.isleofmayferry.com/).

Meet at Anstruther harbour (beside lifeboat station) KY10 3AA.

Contact Ann Brackenridge 0141 339 0890

 

 

 

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
Glasgow

Links & downloads

Events leaflet

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