Discovery Day

A big thanks to everyone who came to Discovery Day. We were comfortably busy with over 500 people attending. The weather did not too promising but by the end we were taking down the tents in the bright sunshine. There was plenty to do with all the family!

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The site looked great

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Lots going on in the Marquee

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CEH had microscopes looking at underwater minibeasts

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Danielle from the British Dragonfly Society had games planned for the kids

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SANA were busy with their flycasting demos

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The willow weaving tent proved popular. Points for spotting volunteer Dave!

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The Forth Fisheries Trust were on hand to explain their work

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There was a chance to see Palmate Newts up close on the Fife Amphibian table

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The Tay Ringing Group tent was always mobbed when they’d trapped a bird

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They ended the day trapping a Swallow

We will hopefully be doing Discovery Day again next year. Details of the organisations who attended are listed below.

Fife Amphibian Group – https://www.facebook.com/fifeamphibianandreptilegroup?fref=ts

Fife Bat group – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fife-and-Kinross-Bat-Group/170639009687312?fref=ts

British Dragonfly society – http://www.british-dragonflies.org.uk/content/dragonflies-scotland

River Forth Fisheries Trust – http://www.fishforth.co.uk/rfft/

Tay Ringing Group – http://www.tayringinggroup.org/

RSPB – RSPB.org.uk – RSPB Scotland‎

The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology – http://www.ceh.ac.uk/

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels – http://scottishsquirrels.org.uk/

Kinross Museum – http://www.kinrossmuseum.co.uk/

TRACKS – http://www.lochlevenheritagetrail.co.uk/

Scottish National Anglers association – http://www.sana.org.uk/

The Woodland Trust – http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/scotland/

Portmoak Woodland Steering Group – http://www.portmoakcw.org.uk/

Tayside Biodiversity Partnership –  http://www.taysidebiodiversity.co.uk/

About @jeremysquire

Naturalist living in Kinross-shire originally from Gloucestershire. Twitter @Jeremysquire
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