Survey News

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.

Upcoming events: guided walks

Monday 2nd April 2012

The Dumfries & Galloway Environmental Resources centre will be running a number of guided walks in April and May.

The guided walks are a fantastic opportunity to learn about different wildlife in the region. Anyone is welcome to attend these events, you don’t need to have any prior knowledge.

Bumblebee Survey: meet the Queen in your own back garden!

Monday 2nd April 2012
Pollen basket on Buff-tailed bumblebee©Northeastwildlife

The Bugs in Gardens project is encouraging people in Dumfries and Galloway to take a closer look at the bumblebees in their gardens.

In the recent warm weather queen bumblebees have been emerging from hibernation over the winter. They can easily be seen flying in search of places to make their nests and collecting nectar and pollen from flowers.

Bugs in Gardens & wildlife recorders gathering

Wednesday 28th March 2012
Brimstone ©Lisa Ferguson

Wildlife recorders in Dumfries and Galloway are invited to the Bugs in Gardens end of project celebration at 7.30pm on Friday April 20th. The event will be a great opportunity to meet other wildlife recorders in the region and to enjoy a range of fun activities.

Garden Wildlife Festival

Friday 8th July 2011

The Bugs in Gardens project would like to invite everyone along to this summers extravaganza, our Garden Wildlife Festival to be held on Sunday 31st of July 2011 at NTS Threave Gardens near Castle Dou