Dumfries and Galloway now appears to have a new species of reptile resident in the region.
Grass Snake reaches central Dumfries and GallowayMonday 17th May 2010
Looking for the March BrownWednesday 10th March 2010
The national mayfly recording scheme are asking for help in recording one of the distinctive mayflies that will emerge on our rivers this spring.
New regional ID guide to butterflies and mothsWednesday 10th March 2010
Butterfly Conservation have published a new free guide to help with identification of the butterflies and moths of Dumfries & Galloway and Ayrshire.
New field guide to mosses and liverwortsThursday 4th March 2010
A new field guide to mosses and liverworts has just been published by the British Bryological Society (BBS), with new keys, photos and illustrations.
On the lookout for a new invaderMonday 1st March 2010
A highly invasive marine species, the sea squirt Didemnum vexillum, has recently been discovered for the first time in Scottish waters. A colonial species, it has been spreading around the world in recent years, colonizing marine structures, ships’ hulls, and natural marine habitats.