Events

There are six lectures between October and April, and outdoor events with visits to local reserves and other places of interest organised throughout the year.  Both indoor and outdoor events are free and open to non-members; sometimes pre-booking is required. Donations to help with running costs such as hall bookings and refreshments are appreciated.  The sub-committee welcomes suggestions for future events.

Location When Summary Description
Middle Pier, Anstruther KY10 3AB, UK June 15, 2019 at 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Visit to Isle Of May A ranger-led walk around the Isle of May National Nature Reserve. The cost of the boat trip to Isle Of May are payable directly to the ferry operator. Car-sharing from Edinburgh is available. Contact Peter Bain 0131 447 8937.
Duddingston Wildlife Reserve hide June 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Guided walk at Bawsinch Ranger led tour of the Trust's Bawsinch and Duddingston Wildlife Reserve , exploring part of the reserve that is normally closed. Contact is Ken Knowles 0131 539 6643.
Aberlady Nature Reserve car park July 6, 2019 at 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Birds and botany at Aberlady Nature Reserve A ranger led walk with John Harrison through the Aberlady local nature reserve. The council charge a fee of £3 per person. Contact is Colin Shepherd 0131 229 5427
Starting at Linlithgow train station, finishing at Livingston train station July 27, 2019 at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Cycle Ride around West Lothian reserves Come along with your bicycle for a ride around some of the Trust's West Lothian wildlife reserves. 25 miles will be the maximum total distance cycled and we will opt to cycle on the quietest roads possible. Suggested donation £2. Contact Tim Duffy 07968 530 678
Guide Headquarters, 33 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7JF October 17, 2019 at 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Dragonflies of Scotland Andrea Hudspeth of the British Dragonfly Society. Contact Allan Mathieson 0131 447 8389
North end of Balcarres Road next to Goose Green, Musselburgh. NT347734 November 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm Musselburgh Winter bird ID A chance to brush up on your winter wader ID skills with local ranger, Nick Aitken. Contact Colin Shepherd 0131 229 5427.
Guide Headquarters, 33 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7JF December 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hills Need Friends A talk About the Pentland Hills by a representative from 'Friends of the Pentlands'. Contact Allan Mathieson 0131 447 8389.