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Warm weather sees butterflies spring into action

Thursday 23rd April 2009

Holly Blue (©Peter Robinson)The warm weather over the Easter period has seen the emergence of several butterflies across the region and most species so far have seen an earlier emergence than last year.

Volunteer butterfly recorders needed

Thursday 23rd April 2009

Green Hairstreak (©Peter Norman)Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) are looking for help in monitoring the butterflies on one of the Dumfries and galloway's key nature reserves.

Job Vacancy - Project Officer (Maternity Cover)

Thursday 29th January 2009

DGERC have a vacancy for a project officer to cover the maternity period of our existing officer Fiona Moran. Details and application forms are available from

DGERC has moved offices

Friday 19th December 2008

As of December 2008, DGERC has moved offices along with our host organisation Solway Heritage to accommodation in the centre of Dumfries.

New geological group puts geodiversity on the map

Thursday 6th November 2008

A meeting of key geological partners in Dumfries and Galloway has helped to establish a framework to develop a new group for geological enthusiasts within the region.