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SCOTTISH WILDLIFE TRUST: FIFE AND KINROSS MEMBERS CENTRE

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS. Please also see the latest FAWN for details.

Non-members will be made very welcome at all events.
We advise sturdy footwear and suitable clothing for outdoor events. There will be a £2 admission charge for indoor events unless stated otherwise.

Next meetings:

 

EVENTS SPRING/SUMMER 2019


Thursday 28 March 2019 7.30 pm: Joint talk with Kinross Camera Club Eric McCabe, well-known bird photographer, will give an illus-trated talk on"China's Wildlife at the Roof of the World" Meet: Church Centre, 64 High Street, Kinross, KY13 8AJ


Wednesday 24 April 7.00pm: Outing -Balbirnie Park, Markinch. An evening stroll for birdsong and to look at woodland and parkland trees of Balbirnie Park. Meet at the car park at the entrance to Balbirnie Park, Markinch. NO 293 016


Saturday 18 May 2pm : Outing -Ruby Bay, ElieA look at the coastal grassland and sea-birds at Ruby Bay, Elie . There should be a fine display of cowslips at this time of year. Meet Ruby Bay Car Park NT 498 998


Thursday 23 May 7pm : Outing-Fife Coastal Path : Boarhills to Craighartle Spring evening walk from Boarhills to the coast at Craig Hartle : Den woodland, spring flowers and coastal birds. Approx. 2 mile walk.Meet 7pm Boarhills NO 565 143 (Please park courteously)


Saturday 22 June 10 am : Outing -Perched Salt Marsh of Kilminning CoastAn outing led by Clare Maynard of St Andrews University to look at the importance of the perched salt marsh of Kilminning Coast.Meet Kilminning Coast car park NO 631 087


Wednesday 26 June 7pm: Outing -Orchids at Holl Meadow An evening stroll to look at the wild-flower meadows of Holl and the associated wildlife. Meet Holl Reservoir Car Park NO 225 034


Saturday 13 July 2 pm: Outing -Dragons of Devilla A short walk in Devilla Forest along the Red Squirrel trail to Bordie Loch, one of the best sites in Devilla for dragonflies Meet Car Park off A985, 1 mile E of Kincardine NS 964 871


MOTHING DATES FOR 2019


DATE                         S.W.T  RESERVE                START TIME                 MEETING PLACE                 MAP REF.

Fri 5thApril                Cullaloe Reservoir             19.00 hrs                       Car Park                               NT188877

Fri 24thMay               Bankhead Moss                  21.00 hrs                      Car Park                                NO447103

Fri 14thJune             Dumbarnie Links                21 .30 hrs                     Car Park                                NO437025

Fri 5th July                Cullaloe Reservoir              21.30 hrs                       Car Park                               NT188877

Fri 26thJuly               Fleecefaulds Meadow        21.30 hrs                      Car Park                                 NO401085

Fri 23rdAugust         Cullaloe Reservoir              20.15 hrs                     Car Park                                 NT188877

Fri 6thSeptember    Dumbarnie Links                20.00 hrs                      Car Park                                NO437025

Sat 4thOctober         Bankhead Moss                 18.00 hrs                       Car Park                                 NO447103


- Please telephone Tim Brain on 01577 840317 to confirm the events as they are weather related and also it is possible that he may be having knee surgery.

- Please bring a torch and wear warm clothing and suitable footwear.

- If you get lost on route, Timís mobile is 0756591331 (it is only used when away from home).

- Extra traps are always welcome, so long as you have a generator as well or they are battery powered


IMPORTANT -OPT-IN REQUEST

SWT HQ have created a centralised email alert system for members to remove the need for local groups to keep email lists. If you would like to receive email reminders of our local group activities , and are not already receiving emails from HQ could you send an email to Danni Thompson at dthompson@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk asking to be added to the list. In your email specify whether you wish to receive any email from Scottish Wildlife Trust Head Office or just the local group reminders. ( If you did not receive an email reminder about the AGM from HQ you will have opted out of receiving emails.



For more information on all outings contact  Paul Blackburn on 01382 542826