Upcoming Events

Location When Summary Description
Starting at Linlithgow train station, finishing at Livingston South 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
Duddingston Wildlife Reserve August 4, 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 reserves that is normally closed. Contact Ken Knowles 0131 539 6643.
Entrance to Blackford Pond September 2, 2019 at 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Bat Walk Bat walk with Natalie Todman. Donations to Bat Conservation. Details are provisional, please check nearer the date to confirm. Contact Jo Doake 0131 261 6084
Duddingston Wildlife Reserve September 15, 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 reserves that is normally closed. Contact Ken Knowles 0131 539 6643.
Duddingston Wildlife Reserve October 13, 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 reserves that is normally closed. Contact Ken Knowles 0131 539 6643.
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 November 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Bird-Ringing A talk about bird- ringing in East Lothian and the variety of birds passing through the area. Contact Allan Mathieson 0131 447 8389
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.
Guide Headquarters, 33 Melville Street, Edinburgh February 13, 2020 at 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm The effects of climate change on wildlife A talk on climate change by Roy Thomson, Professor Emeritus at the University of Edinburgh, Geosciences. Contact Colin Shepherd 0131 229 5427
Guide Headquarters, 33 Melville Street, Edinburgh March 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Butterflies A talk by Rebecca Crawford, Peatlands for People Project Officer. Contact Allan Mathieson 0131 447 8389
Guide Headquarters, 33 Melville Street, Edinburgh April 16, 2020 at 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Carrifran Project / Southern Upland Rewilding Project A talk by Philip Ashmole about restoring a wooded wilderness in the Southern Uplands. Contact Nicholas Warren 07737496746