News Archive 2007

New breeding dragonfly for Dumfries and Galloway

Tuesday 21st August 2007

An observant recorder in the Cree Valley made the exciting discovery of a new species of dragonfly for the region.

Wildlife recording publication launched

Wednesday 22nd August 2007

DGERC are pleased to announce the availability of a new free booklet promoting wildlife recording in the region. The publication, which includes excellent contributions from many local recorders and recording groups, is a first for the region and highlights some of the valuable recording which took place in 2006.

New regional Bird Report published

Wednesday 22nd August 2007

The latest edition of the Dumfries and Galloway bird report is now available.

Autumn 2007 Catchment Management Project newsletter

Thursday 11th October 2007

The Autumn 2007 newsletter for the Dumfries and Galloway Catchment Management Project is now available.

Rare bee discovered at Brighouse Bay

Friday 12th October 2007

A rare bee recorded only once in Scotland in the last 100 years has been discovered at Brighouse Bay.

Turtle stranded at Southerness

Tuesday 30th October 2007

A holidaymaker staying near Southerness got more than he bargained for when he came across a dead adult Leatherback Turtle washed ashore on the beach at Gillfoot Bay, Southerness.

Rare Goose arrives at WWT Caerlaverock

Wednesday 14th November 2007

An rare adult Red-breasted Goose was seen feeding at the Caerlaverock WWT reserve with a flock of Barnacle Geese yesterday morning.

2008 Local Wildlife Calendar available

Friday 14th December 2007

The Lockerbie Wildlife Trust have produced a calendar of local wildlife images for 2008.

Wildlife Festival 2008 events programme launched

Tuesday 18th December 2007

The leaflet publicising the spring 2008 Dumfries and Galloway Wildlife Festival is now available. With over 40 events planned around the Easter period, the programme gives an excellent opportunity for anyone, from beginners to experienced wildlife watchers, to experience and learn a little more about our local wildlife.