butterfly

Excursion Programme

2018

April
Sun 29th, 11am, Hessilhead - animal sanctuary/wildlife rescue centre then quarry walk. Meet 200m from entrance at NS378532. Contact James Milner-White
May
Sun 6th, 11am, Blairskaith Quarry. Meet on the unmetalled road at NS590757. Fossils, mixed habitats including pools. Contact Laura Allen
Sat 19th, 10am, Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Updating 1990s botanical records. Meet Kibble Palace. Contact Michael Philip
Sat 26th, 11am, Brownside Braes and Glen Park. Meet at car park at NS488607. Contact James Milner-White
Thu 31st, 7pm, Pollok Country Park. Mainly trees. Meet at Pollok House car park, NS547619. Contact Bob Gray

June
Sun 3rd, 11am, Baron’s Haugh and Dalziel Park. Meet at car park NS755552. Wild flower meadows and hides. Contact Alison Moss
Tue 12th, 7.15pm, Bargeny Hill grasslands (proposed SSSI), NS608740. Mixed interest, plant diversity, led by Jackie Gillespie. Park at NS 60797378, near entrance to Bardon Aggregates industrial area. Contact Alison Moss
Sat 16th, 11am to 5pm, Open garden - Mary Child, Burnside. Tea, coffee and scones. Green roof. Charity donations.
Sun 17th, 11am, Ardeer. Mixed interest. From A78 west, at NS297420 turn left at sign ‘Hugh King & Co, Garnock West’. Park at NS293417. Contact James Milner-White
Tues 19th, 6.30 for 7pm, Summer Social, Oran Mor (meet there), preceded by visit to Filmy Fern and Orchid Houses (meet at GBG Main gate at 5pm) Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Mary Child
Sat 23rd, c. 9.30am, Wester Saltoun Hall, Pentcaitland, East Lothian. Tree day. Meet at entrance NT460684. Please contact Bob Gray in advance
Sat 30th, 11am, Brucehill Raised Cliffs (SSSI). Mixed and botanical interest. Meet on Clydeshore Road, NS 39047470. Insect, bird and plant life, shore, cliffs, wild flowers. Contact Pam Murdoch

July
Sun 1st, all day Bioblitz, Robroyston Park LNR, G33 1JQ. Event run by GCC Countryside Ranger Service. GNHS members are invited to participate. Details later.
Thu 5th,7pm, Ruchill Park. Mainly trees. Meet at northwest entrance on Bilsland Drive NS 578683. Contact Bob Gray
Sun 22nd, 11am, Croy Hill. Mixed interest. Meet up track at car park NS739771. Roman fort and canal side at Auchinstarry. Contact James Milner-White

August
Sun 12th, 10am, Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Botanical recording excursion. Contact Michael Philip
Sun 26th, 11am, Cathkin Braes LNR. Mixed interest. Meet at car park NS609 579 on Cathkin Road B 759. Contact Alison Moss

There will be joint meetings with Clyde and Argyll Fungus Group in the autumn - to be added as details become available.


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