Saturday 13th April 2024, 10:00am-2:00pm

Green Drive Hall, Inverness


57.453776924883, -4.2235345

Time: Doors open at 10.00 for a 10.30 start. Tea and coffee will be available. The programme will end at 13.05 but the hall is booked until 14.30 so feel free to bring a packed lunch and stay for a chat after the talks.

There will be a plant swap stall so if you are a wildlife-friendly gardener, or aspire to be one, please bring along some plants for swapping.

There will also be a second-hand wildlife book stall to raise money for Highland Branch. If you wish to de-clutter your bookshelf, please donate any wildlife books that you no longer require.


1030 – 1035 “Chairman’s Welcome” by Pete Moore

1035 – 1055 “More Moths Please! Conservation Breeding for Dark Bordered Beauty Moth: Project update” by Dr Helen Taylor and Adam Button of RZSS

1055 – 1105 “BC Strategy: Wild Spaces” by Pete Moore

1105 – 1135 “Can beavers create a buzz and a flutter for pollinators?” by Patrick Cook of BC

1135 – 1200 Comfort and tea/coffee break

1200 – 1220 “Investigating clear-fell sites for chequered skipper habitat suitability” by Arin Irvine of the University of Aberdeen

1220 – 1240 “Cairngorms Connect (and Norway) Moth Monitoring Update” by Pip Gullett of Cairngorms Connect

1240 – 1300 “BC Strategy: Priority Species and Landscapes update” by Dr Tom Prescott of BC

1300 - 1305 “Chairman’s Thank-you” by Pete Moore