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1. Illustrated Presentation and Friends AGM – Monday 11 June 2018

Thanks to everyone that came along to our AGM and illustrated presentation last night.

Hopefully, everyone found Scott Ferguson’s presentation illuminating and thought provoking.

For those unable to attend, Scott described the Seven Lochs project area which covers a number of LNRs and other important wildlife sites including SSSIs. It ranges from Hogganfield Loch, in Glasgow, to Garnqueen Loch, in North Lanarkshire and features a network of important woodlands, grasslands and wetlands. Having described the project area he also explained the aims and objectives of the project and the various project partners operating in the area. He concluded by posing the question ‘Could some of those closely linked sites together become Scotland’s first urban National Nature Reserve?’

For those not familiar with the area, the following slide show illustrates the areas that could be included in a NNR

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2. Hogganfield Park LNR – Wildfowl Feeding Event – Sunday 3 June 2018

Thanks to everyone that came along to our latest wildfowl feeding and bird identification event today. Despite the overcast, humid conditions we had lots of visitors and distributed lots of bird food!

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Keep an eye out for further dates throughout the whole of 2018.
How to get to Hogganfield Park LNR? See the following link for google map:



3. Forthcoming LNR Events – more details to follow

Saturday 23 June 2018 – Malls Mire LNR – organised by GCC
Saturday 25 August 2018 – Garscadden Woods LNR – joint event with GCC


See News or Past Projects & Events sections for details of all of the Friends’ past projects and events.




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