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Craigiebuckler Autumnwatch

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Public event
Monday 24th September 2018
at The James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen
For any member of staff or the general public.
Craigiebuckler Autumnwatch

 

Join the staff at the James Hutton Institute as they bring to life the activities of the creatures great and small that make their home within the grounds of Craigiebuckler. A week of free events providing a window on the wildlife at the Institute.

Monday 24 September - Open Evening (5.00 -7.00 pm)  – Introduction to the programme, with displays and information about the grounds and a chance to give your opinion on how to develop the site for biodiversity. Light refreshments available.

Tuesday 25 September - Wings and Things (7.00 – 9.00 pm)  – Bat walk and moth trapping session – experience some of the recording methods used to build up a detailed picture of the biodiversity at a site.

Wednesday 26 September - Fungal Foray  (6.00 -7.00 pm) – Walk around the grounds to discover the fascinating diversity of fungi at Craigiebuckler.

Thursday 27 September - Camera Trap workshop (5.00 – 7.00 pm) Some hints and tips on using camera traps for wildlife recording and a look at images captured in the grounds over the previous weeks.

Friday 28 September - All The Small Things (4.00 – 6.00 pm ) Explore the world of aquatic and terrestrial minibeasts and take part in our quiz – prizes to be won!

Places allocated on a first come, first served basis, or to book, contact rose.toney@hutton.ac.uk or tel: 01224 395189

Note: Events may be subject to change, due to weather conditions. 


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