The PROVISIONAL summer field excursion programme for 2021 is now finalised, and can be seen here. Each excursion is subject to the Covid restrictions at the time, and will be confirmed nearer the relevant date.

The 2021-22 winter programme of Tuesday evening talks can be seen (in part) here.

PhotoSCENE 2021-2022: GNHS and the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine will be organising another photographic competition this year. The aims of the competition are to promote interest in Natural History and the work of SCENE (Scottish Centre for Ecology and the Natural Environment, the University’s field-station at Rowardennan), linkage between the Institute and the Society, and providing pictures for publicity, and to enhance the evening programme of GNHS.

Entry is restricted to members of GNHS, and students and staff of the Institute (including affiliates and associates). Winning entries will be published in the Glasgow Naturalist. Entries should be submitted by 31st October 2020, and should have been taken in the last 2 years to this date.

See Photoscene for further details and to see winning photographs from earlier years.

There will be a further tranche of bursaries on offer this year; see BRISC website in the coming weeks (end 2021. The closing date for applications will be January 31st 2022.
(BRISC is Biological Recording in Scotland).

At our February meeting the winners of the 2020-21 PhotoSCENE photographic competition were announced. The winning entries, and those from previous years can be seen here.

The Glasgow Naturalist volume 27(3): many of the constituent papers and short notes can be seen here Contents; further contributions will be added as they are finalised.

The Glasgow Naturalist volume 27(2): is now printed and distributed to subscribers. All short notes and papers are available online at Contents.

GNHS & BRISC bursaries for 2020 − 21: we regret that bursaries will not be offered this year, because of uncertainties over availablility of courses at FSC and other course-providers; we expect that bursaries will again be offered in November 2021 towards courses in 2022.

The Flora of Lanarkshire by the late Peter Macpherson is still available at £38.50; order on-line at Nature Bureau bookshop or Members may order at a lower price direct from GNHS.

The Amphibians and Reptiles of Scotland, Chris McInerny and Pete Minting. Published by GNHS; download it free here (PDF, 135Mb) or email Chris McInerny to buy a printed copy for £22.50.


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