The summer field excursion programme for 2024 is now in progress, and can be viewed here

The 2023-24 winter programme of evening talks is now complete; the 2024-25 programme will appear here in August; in the meantime the previous programme can still be seen here. Talks are generally given on the second Tuesday of each month from September to May.

The Glasgow Naturalist volume 28(2) which includes papers arising from the 2023 conference on Amphibians and Reptiles, is now complete, and will be mailed to subscribers in the coming weeks. Individual papers and short notes can be seen here Contents.

PhotoSCENE 2024-2025: A Natural History Photographic Competition sponsored by Glasgow Natural History Society and the University of Glasgow School of Biodiversity, One Health and Veterinary Medicine (SBOHVM). See Photoscene for more information, or to see winning photographs from earlier years. Details of the forthcoming competition will be published soon.

A tranche of bursaries towards courses in field taxonomy is offered annually; see BRISC website. Applications can be made from November each year until the closing date on January 31st following. Bursaries are not restricted to members of GNHS or BRISC(Biological Recording in Scotland).

The Blodwen Lloyd Binns prize was awarded in November 2023 to Alison Park for her paper on Holmhills LNR developed from a poster contribution at the Brownfield Biodiversity Conference in June 2022 and published in The Glasgow Naturalist 28 (1).

The Flora of Lanarkshire by the late Peter Macpherson is still available at £38.50; order on-line at Nature Bureau bookshop or Members may order at a lower price direct from GNHS.

The Amphibians and Reptiles of Scotland, Chris McInerny and Pete Minting. Published by GNHS; download it free here (PDF, 135Mb) or email Chris McInerny to buy a printed copy for £22.50.

Glasgow Natural History Society is a charity registered in Scotland (SC012586)


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