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Barstobrick BioBlitz Results

Thursday 26th September 2013

Over 370 species were found by experts and amateur wildlife recorders at the Barstobrick bioblitz in July.

Join the big wildlife watch at Barstobrick

Thursday 20th June 2013

A wildlife 'time-team' will be searching for Dumfries and Galloway's hidden plants and animals at the Barstobrick BioBlitz on Saturday 13th July. And they need your help...

Join the fun at Brighouse Bay BioBlitz

Thursday 16th May 2013
©Solway Firth Partnership

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.

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.