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New Project Officer Vacancy

Friday 26th March 2010

Solway Heritage is seeking to employ an enthusiastic Project Officer to deliver the Bugs in Gardens project.

Looking for the March Brown

Wednesday 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 moths

Wednesday 10th March 2010

D&G butterfly booklet coverButterfly 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 liverworts

Thursday 4th March 2010

bbsfieldguide_0.jpgA 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 invader

Monday 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.