An event organised by Marine Conservation Society that you may be interested in.
Froglife, are hosting a free training evening for local people to gain experience in looking for amphibians at ponds. The training is for beginners and beyond and would be useful for families, amateur naturalists, unemployed people looking for new skills or gardeners who would like to know more about wildlife.
Fancy taking part in a Bioblitz?
Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture is situated on farmland just outside Edinburgh near Ingliston and they’re looking for your help! They’re hoping to carry out a Bioblitz (or an intensive survey over the course of the day to record all forms of biodiversity they can manage e.g. insects, birds, plants, fungi) one weekend in late August or early September. Expert and amateur volunteers are welcome to help build a picture of the biodiversity present on the site. If you’d like to take part or want more information please email Karen.email@example.com
Take a walk in the Oak Wood in Dalkeith Country Park with artist Anne Gilchrist.
Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th April 2016 – 2pm-5pm on both days – Cost: £12 (£8)
Walk is over rough ground. Wear clean outdoor footwear, warm clothing and bring waterproofs. Tea/coffee will be provided. No dogs. Children over the age of 10 (this is primarily intended as an event for adults).
To book a place ring 07955193160 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Anna Canning who has delivered a couple of excellent lectures to Lothians Group over the years, is running two wild food and medicine courses this autumn in Edinburgh, on Sat 29 August, and Sat 24 October. Both courses will be based at the Water of Leith Conservation Trust visitor centre, Lanark Road.