Winter Programme

Meetings will be held in the Boyd Orr Building, University of Glasgow, unless stated otherwise


Tuesday 20th
7.30pm Bower (Botany) Building
Book launch: ‘The Flora of Lanarkshire’ introduced by Elspeth Lindsay and Keith Watson, followed by refreshments.

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.

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).

Tuesday 13th Christmas buffet dinner- see Newsletter for details and booking form;
includes Lecture: A review of Glasgow’s local nature reserves; Jim Coyle.


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.

Tuesday 14th
7.15pm Photographic Night: members’ slides or digital slide shows, plus photographic competition results
- see Newsletter for details.

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.

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.

Tuesday 9th
7.00pm Lecture: Can we live with the lynx? David Hetherington.

Tuesday 13th Summer Social – see Newsletter for details and booking form.

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