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

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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 Peter Gilbert for more information
  • Raising funds for the Trust at events

Group information


Mike Turner (Chair)
0141 357 0094

Ann Brackenridge (Secretary)
0141 339 0890

Janet Palmar (Treasurer)

0141 357 0094
Email Glasgow


Join us at an event

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Members’ night

13 December

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High flyers: peregrine falcons at Glasgow University

25 October

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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.


From Hyndland Station.

44/4 bus stop on Clarence Drive.

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Glasgow news

Members' meeting change of venue

The Members’ night meeting on Wednesday 13 December 2023 will be in Classroom 1 in the Lauderdale Building, NOT in the Library as previously notified.


Events and Talks






Sunday 19 November 2023 from 10.00am to 1.00pm.
A wildlife walk from Glasgow Green to Cuningar Loop         

Explore the wildlife along the River Clyde between Glasgow Green and Cuningar Loop. You will discover the rich history and wildlife of this urban green space, and enjoy the attractions of Cuningar Loop, a new woodland park with bike tracks, bouldering, adventure play and more. 

Meet at the front of the People’s Palace, Templeton Street, G40 1AT

Contact for enquiries: Ann Brackenridge 0141 339 0890

A donation of £2 would be welcome.



Indoor meetings venue
Hyndland Secondary School, Airlie Theatre, Clarence Drive G12 9RQ.
Please note that the Members’ Night on Wednesday 13 December 2023 will be in Classroom 1; for that meeting use the entrance on Lauderdale Gardens G12 9RQ.

All talks and indoor events are from 7.30pm to 9.30pm and in-person only.
A donation of £2 would be welcome to help cover the cost of venue hire.
Contact for enquiries: Mike Turner 041 357 0094


Wednesday 22 November 2023
Crime, Cars and Conflict: a Badger’s Life in Scotland

Learn about the challenges and dangers that badgers face in Scotland, from an expert in badger conservation and protection. Joe Connelly, Species Protection and information officer for Scottish badgers will talk about the threats to the badger population in Scotland and, in particular, the threats from badger baiting and other wildlife crime.  Please note that this talk will show images of injured or dead badgers.


Wednesday 13 December 2023
Glasgow Group Members’ Night in Classroom 1 in the Lauderdale Building

A chance to share and discuss members’ slides, videos and stories.
Festive nibbles and mulled apple juice.








About Glasgow

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Clarkston and East Kilbride

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