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New sites for newts

Friday 18th July 2008

Female Great Crested NewtA new area for the rare and protected Great Crested Newt has been discovered thanks to observant members of the public.

Glorious Glow Worms

Friday 18th July 2008

Female Glow Worm ©Timo Newton-SymsWildlife watchers attending the Scottish Wildlife Trusts's Bats & Glow-worms walk on Friday 11 July at Kissock Forest (near Beeswing) were treated to a wonderful nature spectacle with at least 13 female Glow Worms lighting up the forest rides.

Get FREE training on woodland wildlife

Wednesday 2nd July 2008

If you're interested in woodlands and their wildlife why not sign up to be a Woodland Guardian and receive free training on our Woodland Guardian training days.

Biodiversity newsletters...

Thursday 5th June 2008

The latest editions of two biodiversity related newsletters are now available.

Rare blue butterflies on the wing

Wednesday 7th May 2008

Female Holly Blue (©Mark Robinson)Gardeners and wildlife watchers are being asked to keep a look out for a rare blue butterfly this month. The Holly Blue is a striking species which is relatively common throughout much of England but is rare in Scotland.