A Changing Landscape – Making the Most of our Natural Assets

Friday 26th January 2018 – Event starts 12.30 pm (light lunch available from 12 noon) Town Hall, St Johns Town of Dalry, DG7 3SW A key reason for reason for much of South West Scotland having been designated as the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere is its long history of agriculture and forestry which […]

Scottish Borders Heritage Festival

The Scottish Borders Heritage Festival is about to start. See the impressive programme at scottishbordersheritage.com  and watch out for “lighting the Borders” – dozens of local buildings will be lit-up in blue as part of the year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.   Volunteers needed for the Borders Heritage Festival 2017 to enjoy performances and […]

‘Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire’ ID Days

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This Dragonfly ID workshop will cover the basics of dragonfly and damselfly ecology, and how to identify each species found in Ayrshire. To learn something new, or to brush up on your dragonfly ID skills, why not come along before the end of the dragonfly season for this year.

European Dark Sky Places

A first for Galloway – European Dark Sky Places Conference, 20-22 September 2017 Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park, in partnership with Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere, will be hosting the first European Dark Skies Conference. The Conference takes place in one of the very best places to observe the night sky – Galloway in South […]

Energy Seminar

On Friday 1st September the Borders Energy Agency is hosting a free networking event to consider progress with renewable energy projects across the Scottish Borders. A number of exciting initiatives have been delivered across the Borders in recent years. Changes in Government subsidy and wider economic issues have impacted the development of projects at all […]

SUP’s 16th Annual General Meeting

The 16th SUP AGM took place at the Yarrow Feus Hall on 28th June 2017 and it was an interesting event with high attendance, excellent speakers and some useful discussion. Professor Sarah Skerratt  shared a wealth of information on policy relating to rural community development.  Her presentation is available  for those who would like to […]