Wildlife enthusiasts from throughout the region are invited to converge on Brighouse Bay on Saturday 8 June to hunt for some of Dumfries and Galloway’s hidden wildlife treasures.
Join the fun at Brighouse Bay BioBlitzThursday 16th May 2013
Where are the Water Voles?Thursday 4th October 2012
Cree Valley Community Woodlands Trust are organising a free training course on how to recognise and find Water Voles on Thursday 8 November.
The Mighty Mushroom Hunt!Thursday 20th September 2012
A programme of events throughout SW Scotland from 29 September to 7 October will mark the first ever Mighty Mushroom Hunt in the region. The event will include a search for the mightiest mushroom of them all, but also looking out for the tiny ones that perform mighty jobs for our countryside and environment.
BRISC wildlife recorders' conference in DumfriesWednesday 5th September 2012
National wildlife recording charity BRISC (Biological Recording in Scotland) will this year be holding their annual conference at Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries on Saturday 27th October.
Bumblebee Survey: meet the Queen in your own back garden!Monday 2nd April 2012
The Bugs in Gardens project is encouraging people in Dumfries and Galloway to take a closer look at the bumblebees in their gardens.
In the recent warm weather queen bumblebees have been emerging from hibernation over the winter. They can easily be seen flying in search of places to make their nests and collecting nectar and pollen from flowers.