A new area for the rare and protected Great Crested Newt has been discovered thanks to observant members of the public.
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New sites for newtsFriday 18th July 2008
Glorious Glow WormsFriday 18th July 2008
Wildlife 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 wildlifeWednesday 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 wingWednesday 7th May 2008
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.