South Lanarkshire January to March 2019 volunteering and events schedule

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We are pleased to announce the schedule of volunteering days and events for the Badger in the Landscape project in South Lanarkshire for the remaining three months of the project. Events are open to members of Scottish Badgers and project volunteers. For more information on any of the dates, or to sign up to take part, please email our Project Officer Elaine Rainey on projectofficer@scottishbadgers.org.uk.

Trail camera expeditions

Our trail camera expeditions take place at our two long-term monitoring sites at Falls of Clyde and Hamilton. We service the trail cameras on site, then retreat indoors to enjoy a hot cuppa and to view the latest footage.

Saturday 12th January 2019 – Hamilton

Saturday 26th January 2019 – Falls of Clyde

Wednesday 13th February 2019 – Hamilton

Saturday 23rd February 2019 – Falls of Clyde

Wednesday 13th March 2019 – Hamilton

Saturday 23rd March 2019 – Falls of Clyde (special event to mark the end of the project)

Guided survey days

Our guided survey days are a great opportunity to get out & about with like-minded people, to learn more about badgers and to build up your surveying confidence. Various locations within South Lanarkshire.

January 2019: Wednesday 16th, Wednesday 30th

February 2019: Saturday 2nd, Saturday 16th, Wednesday 20th, Wednesday 27th

March 2019: Saturday 2nd March, Wednesday 6th, Wednesday 27th

Training events

Saturday 9th March 2019: Basic Wildlife Crime Awareness, Falls of Clyde

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th March 2019: Registered Badger Worker Level One training weekend, Falls of Clyde

Special events

Saturday 23rd March: Special celebration event to mark the end of the Badgers in the Landscape project

Contacts:

For issues related to badger problems, legislation, planning, mitigation, data searches and to log badger records:

Available Monday to Friday

Operations Co-ordinator

T: 07866 844232

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For matters relating to our Badgers in the Landscape - Community Building for Wildlife project:

Project Officer

T: 07565 813401

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For training and web presence:

Sponsors:

Scottish Badgers (SCIO) Charity Number SCO34297.