Glasgow & SW Scotland branch

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Welcome

Welcome to the Glasgow & SW Scotland Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

Scotch Argus by Jim BlackThe branch area includes Dumfries & Galloway, Ayrshire, Greater Glasgow, Stirlingshire, Argyll, the Argyll islands, Dunbartonshire & Loch Lomond. This includes Scotland's first National Park: Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park. These regions include a diverse range of landscapes providing a range of habitats from the fertile central lowlands and coastal parts of Ayrshire/Dumfries & Galloway to the moorland of more inland areas of these counties and to the rugged mountain scenery of the southern highlands and Argyll and to the unique scenery and habitats of the Argyll islands.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Glasgow & SW Scotland branch.

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Events

Scotland: Cumbernauld Work Party

Saturday 11th March 2017, 10am-3pm

Help us make St. Maurice's better for the beautiful Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary on this volunteer work party.

Scotland: Looking After Our Beautiful Snout

Sunday 12th March 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm

Following the success of the first event, a second work party has been organised to protect a colony of the very rare Beautiful Snout from encroaching rhododendron. Jacket potatoes, tea, coffee, cake and biscuits will be provided!

Scotland: Recorders' Gathering

Saturday 18th March 2017, 10am-5pm

Our annual spring Recorders Gathering in Perth is an informal meeting when we get together to look back on the recording highlights of the previous year, and discuss and plan surveys and monitoring for the coming one...

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News

Dr Martin Warren awarded OBE

World-renowned butterfly scientist Dr Martin Warren has been awarded with an OBE for services to the environment.

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