Meetings will be held in the Boyd Orr Building, University of Glasgow, unless stated otherwise
2016September Tuesday 20th 7.30pm Bower (Botany) Building Book launch: ‘The Flora of Lanarkshire’ introduced by Elspeth Lindsay and Keith Watson, followed by refreshments. October Tuesday 11th 6.30pm Lecture: Curious curator- curating the entomology collections at National Museums Scotland; Ashleigh Whiffin. 7.30pm Lecture: Biodiversity offsets - a case study from Senegal; Suzanne Livingstone. Wednesday 26th 5.00pm Graham Kerr Building Lecture Theatre 1 Blodwen Lloyd Binns Lecture: The modern natural history of naked snakes; Mark Wilkinson,followed by refreshments. November Tuesday 8th 6.30pm Book Launch: ‘The Amphibians and Reptiles of Scotland’introduced by Pete Minting and Chris McInerny. 7.30pm Talk/discussion: ‘Welfare and conservation; is there a conflict? Roger Downie. (Change to previously advertised topic) Thursday 24th 7.30pm Bower (Botany) Building Lecture: Dendrochronology in Scotland; Anne Crone (jointly with Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens and Glasgow Treelovers). December Tuesday 13th Christmas buffet dinner- see Newsletter for details and booking form; includes Lecture: A review of Glasgow’s local nature reserves; Jim Coyle.
2017January Tuesday 10th 6.30pm Lecture: Some Conservation Issues; David Palmar 7.30pm Lecture: Sex chromosomes- is this organism male, female, hermaphrodite or asexual? James Milner-White. February Tuesday 14th 7.15pm Photographic Night: members’ slides or digital slide shows, plus photographic competition results- see Newsletter for details. March Thursday 2nd 7.30pm Paisley Museum, High St, Paisley Lecture: Scotland’s dinosaur isle; Neil Clark (Jointly with Hamilton NHS and Paisley NHS). Thursday 9th 6.00pm Graham Kerr Building lecture Theatre 1.Glasgow University Expeditions Report Back (jointly with GUExSoc; most expeditions are supported by the BLB Bequest). Tuesday 14th 6.30pm Annual General Meeting, followed by: 7.30pm Lecture: The Geology Collections in Glasgow Museums; Ann Ainsworth. April Tuesday 11th 6.30pm Lecture: Conservation of epiphytic lichens in Scotland’s temperate rainforests; Sally Eaton. 7.30pm Lecture: Seabirds and climate change; Bob Furness. May Tuesday 9th 7.00pm Lecture: Can we live with the lynx? David Hetherington. June Tuesday 13th Summer Social – see Newsletter for details and booking form.
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