[email protected] Inverness Family Day
Join us at Eden Court, Inverness for the Ask the Experts: Scotland’s Biodiversity Family Day.
At this Family Event, RSE Fellows and other experts will be offering interactive displays and activities, storytelling, Q&A sessions and short talks on topics including Marine Science, Scottish Wildcats, Butterfly Conservation, Wildlife of the Cairngorms, Scotland’s Woodlands and what we can do in our own gardens to assist biodiversity.
Storytelling with Allison Galbraith and Alan Crawford
|10:15-11am||Allison Galbraith||The Web of Life – can a hedgehog outrun a fox?||Age 7 and under|
|11:15-11:30||Alan Crawford||The Songbird’s Surprise||Age 7+|
|11:45-12:30||Allison Galbraith||The Web of Life – swimming with seals and dancing with trees||Age 7+|
|1:15 – 2pm||Allison Galbraith||Saving the Caledonian Forest – what our Scottish ancestors thought about the forces of nature and dragons||All Ages|
|2:15 – 3pm||Allison Galbraith||What we Eat – do you need green fingers to grow vegetables?||All Ages|
|3:15 – 3:30||Alan Crawford||In the Land of the Glittering Wood Moss||Age 7+|
|3:30 – 4pm||Allison Galbraith||Living in Harmony – Do wolves and squirrels make good pets?||Age 7+|
Ask the Experts Biodiversity Talks
|10am||Professor Michael Usher FRSE||Royal Society of Edinburgh||Introduction|
|10:15 – 10:45||Dr Kenny Taylor||Wild to Wildest: Wildlife Wonders of the Cairngorms|
|11:15 – 11:45||Professor Colin Moffat||Marine Scotland||Above and Below: The Mysteries of our Seas|
|12:30 – 1pm||Dr Keri Langridge||Scottish Wildcat Action||What is a Scottish Wildcat – and are there any left?|
|1:30 – 2pm||Tom Prescott||Butterfly Conservation||An Introduction to Moths and Mothing|
|2:30 – 3pm||Alan Crawford||Woodland Trust||The World of Woodland – What Scotland has to offer.|
|3:30 – 4pm||Dr Max Coleman||Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh||Location, Location, Location: Making Homes for Wildlife|
Meet the Biodiversity Experts – Displays and Activities
Butterfly Conservation, Wildflowers with Brian Ballinger, SEPA, RSPB, Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society, Marine Scotland, Royal Celtic Society, Scottish Wildcat Action, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Woodland Trust, Art Table.