A June edition has been issued, see “…Library and Publications” at the bottom of this page.
Abernethy Museum & guided tour of town Wed 23 June at 6.00 p.m. The 18th-century Museum building stands on the lands of the Culdees’ monastery.Renovated 1990s to house Museum; opened in 2000 by Magnus Magnusson.Town occupied since Pictish times. Displays Continue reading A&H Section Summer Events
A mind-bending photograph of an orangutan with the sky reflected in water has won first prize in the Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2021 competition. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-57335458
We are pleased to announce that our Photographic Section, the Perthshire Photographic Society, are holding an online exhibition in association with the Perth Festival of the Arts, from now until June 20 2021. Read more about it and visit the Continue reading Perth Festival of the Arts: Photographic Section Exhibition
The COVID-19 restrictions are easing off, but we must remain vigilant; there is guidance in the programme. Our programmes have always provided opportunities for physical and mental health and they have a role to play in the easing of restrictions. Continue reading Botanical Section excursion programme
The finalists for the Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 (BPOTY) competition have been chosen from more than 22,000 entries from 73 countries. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-56654460
Dear Member, This is a request for your thoughts and observations on how the world has changed locally since the 1980’s (or earlier) and/or how Covid has affected the pursuit of your interests and its impact on the natural world Continue reading 40 Years of Change and A Year of Covid – Share Your Thoughts
These are being reviewed by Council and will shortly be circulated to all members by email. The minutes and the associated reports are available, to members only, from the Secretary upon request.
On Friday 19 Feb 2021, our own Jeff Banks kick-started the first of a series of mini-Curious Minds lectures, on the subject of “A Bird Supersense” – studies into the Herbst corpuscules at the tip of wading birds’ beaks. The Continue reading Bird Supersense Recording Friday 19th Feb 2021
Photography in the PSNS – from Analogue to Digital Roben Antoniewicz (2021)
Living as I have done for over 25 years in Craigie above Clunie loch, my patch stretches from the Lunan Valley to the River Tay. I have taken part in many surveys, mainly for the BTO, and when at home Continue reading My Patch Over the Years
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/fascinating-collection-old-images-perth-9615869 The PA published a two-page article on Dr Findlay’s photo collection.
Irene Halliburton will talk about the process of drug discovery and progress towards a treatment for Malaria at the University of Dundee.
We all enjoyed Sabine’s talk on Peruvian culture. She has kindly provided handouts of her talk. The first handout is a short description of Sabine’s research into clearances of the indigenous population from their agricultural land by Estate owners. There Continue reading More about Peru from Dr Sabine Dedenbach Salazar