A new booklet about the best places to see wildlife in Dumfries and Galloway is now available. 'Welcome to Wildlife in Dumfries & Galloway' is a free, fully illustrated 24 page booklet which aims to give local people and visitors an introduction to the wildlife of Dumfries and Galloway.
Welcome to Wildlife publication launchedTuesday 11th March 2008
Consultation on biodiversity planFriday 18th January 2008
Dumfries and Galloway Council are currently consulting on proposed revisions to the Local Biodiversity Action Plan (LBAP). Now is time for you to have your say and input to this process by viewing the proposed revised plan and submitting your comments.
New funding for woodland wildlife projectTuesday 8th January 2008
An exciting new project celebrating the regions woodlands and their wildlife will be launched by DGERC later this year.
Wildlife Festival 2008 events programme launchedTuesday 18th December 2007
The leaflet publicising the spring 2008 Dumfries and Galloway Wildlife Festival is now available. With over 40 events planned around the Easter period, the programme gives an excellent opportunity for anyone, from beginners to experienced wildlife watchers, to experience and learn a little more about our local wildlife.
Rare Goose arrives at WWT CaerlaverockWednesday 14th November 2007
An rare adult Red-breasted Goose was seen feeding at the Caerlaverock WWT reserve with a flock of Barnacle Geese yesterday morning.
Turtle stranded at SouthernessTuesday 30th October 2007
A holidaymaker staying near Southerness got more than he bargained for when he came across a dead adult Leatherback Turtle washed ashore on the beach at Gillfoot Bay, Southerness.
Rare bee discovered at Brighouse BayFriday 12th October 2007
A rare bee recorded only once in Scotland in the last 100 years has been discovered at Brighouse Bay.
New regional Bird Report publishedWednesday 22nd August 2007
The latest edition of the Dumfries and Galloway bird report is now available.
Wildlife recording publication launchedWednesday 22nd August 2007
DGERC are pleased to announce the availability of a new free booklet promoting wildlife recording in the region. The publication, which includes excellent contributions from many local recorders and recording groups, is a first for the region and highlights some of the valuable recording which took place in 2006.
New breeding dragonfly for Dumfries and GallowayTuesday 21st August 2007
An observant recorder in the Cree Valley made the exciting discovery of a new species of dragonfly for the region.