Salmon Leaping


Clicking on the links below will take you to the websites of other organisations concerned with various aspects of natural history. Many of these contain links to a wealth of further sites of interest.

Glasgow City Council's Wildlife Site
- click on links (eg Where is Biodiversity found in the City?) for more information

Dams to Darnley Country Park

Wild About Glasgow
- We need to know all about the wildlife in Glasgow, and you can help us to record it.

Glasgow Museums Collections Navigator
- a searchable database of 1,259 collections and over 3,000 images of Glasgow Museums’ extensive collection of objects.

Hunterian Museum (Glasgow University)
- information about the zoological and other collections.

Glasgow University Centre for Open Studies
- evening classes and weekend courses.

Geological Society of Glasgow

Paisley Natural History Society

Scottish Dragonfinder (Froglife Scotland)

- devoted to the conservation of all invertebrates, and is actively engaged in saving Britain's rarest bugs, slugs, snails, bees, wasps, ants, spiders, beetles and many more fascinating invertebrates.

Plantlife Scotland

RSPB Scotland
- news and downloads on conservation projects in Scotland

Butterfly Conservation
- SW Scotland Branch; local news and events

Marine Conservation Society
in Scotland Scottish Ornithologists Club

NBN Atlas Scotland - the country’s largest collection of biodiversity information (in progress).

The NBN Gateway - explore UK biodiversity data, as contributed by participating data providers (Scottish coverage may be incomplete for many species groups).

National Biodiversity Network website

BRISC Biological Recording in Scotland

Photographs by David Palmar
- David is a member of GNHS Council and semi-professional photographer, specialising in bird photography in the Glasgow and Clyde area.

- images and information about endangered and protected species (with common species to follow shortly)

Endangered Species International
- practical projects on conserving endangered species around the world

Bumblebee Conservation Trust
- useful information about bumblebees, including identification, advice on how to garden or farm in a sensitive way, and surveys which you may like to take part in. The Botanical Society of Scotland
- with links to other botanical societies, botanic gardens, horticultural societies and wildlife conservation organisations

Botanical Society of the British Isles (BSBI), Scotland
- for those interested specifically in the Botany of Scotland

The Mammal Society

Scottish Wildlife Trust
- find your nearest SWT reserve; latest news

Edinburgh Natural History Society

Berwickshire Naturalists’ Club
- the emphasis of the Club’s activities is on antiquities and local history between the Forth and the Tyne. Field meetings and lectures are held between May and September. The Club has a private library and annually publishes a journal.

Society for the History of Natural History
- also has links to many other Natural History societies

We hope soon to add more links to the websites of other societies and to sites relating to Natural History in general.

Please email us if there is a site you would wish to be included here