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The 2018-19 Winter Programme can be seen here.

The 2019 summer field excursion programme can be seen here

Conference: GNHS and Clyde and Amphibian Reptile Group (CARG) held a conference entitled The Amphibians and Reptiles of Scotland: Current Research, Future Challenges on Saturday June 9th 2018 under the auspices of Glasgow Science Festival. The Proceedings have now been published in The Glasgow Naturalist

Bursaries GNHS & BRISC (Biological Recording in Scotland) buraries for 2018 − 19: applications are now closed, and the bursaries have been awarded. We expect there will be a further tranche of bursaries on offer later this year; see BRISC website in November / December 2019.

PhotoSCENE 2018-19 − A Natural History Photographic Competition sponsored by Glasgow Natural History Society and the University of Glasgow Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine; see here for full details

The deadline for entries has now passed and prizes have been awarded; but it is likely that a further competition will be held in 2019 − 20.

The Blodwen Lloyd Binns prize for 2017 was awarded to Martina Quaggiotto for her paper "First investigation of the consumption of seal carcasses by terrestrial and marine scavengers. M.M. Quaggiotto, L. R. Burke, D. J. McCafferty, D. M. Bailey" see TGN 26(3); the prize was awarded at this year’s BLB Lecture on November 1st

The Flora of Lanarkshire by the late Peter Macpherson is now 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.

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