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by Sarah Watts, Ecologist and Conservation Manager. Sarah is a plant ecologist with a strong focus on upland vegetation, restoration ecology and applied science. She is the Conservation Manager of Corrour in the Scottish Highlands and is currently researching her Continue reading Video Talk – 40 years of monitoring rare arctic-alpine plants on Ben Lawers
John Calladine, Senior Research Ecologist, BTO John tells a fascinating story of where these owls may wander off to, having spent much time and effort to follow their movements by tracking. You’ll be amazed.
From a time of pandemic, members look back over their time in PSNS and think about the future. Please contribute as well. Here’s how. Looking Back: Ornithology and Botany Bird Watching and the Birds of Perth and Kinross: A record Continue reading 2021 Looking Forward : Looking Back
“Black Devon Wetlands, RSPB Reserve,” Alison Leonard, RSPB A introduction to the development of this site and the variety of wildlife to found. A visit to view the site was promptly arranged, but failed to take place, a casualty of Continue reading 2019 November Talk
150th Anniversary events The Botanical Section invited the Radio Scotland Out of Doors programme to the Birks of Aberfeldy to interview the Section’s dandelion expert. Dame Evelyn Glennie concert and talk First Season of Curious Minds winter season talks PSNS Continue reading 2017: The 150th Anniversary of PSNS
The winter season keynote talks are rebranded ‘Curious Minds’ and focus on the latest scientific research in Scotland. Continue reading 2016 – Curious Minds Lecture Series
Open to all, the Society’s sections continued to explore, record and influence the world around them, supporting initiatives such as the Tay and Fife Archaeological Committee and networking with like minded organisation. Extensive photographic, botanical, and ornithological records were published Continue reading PSNS People 1980’s – 2020
“Revealing the mysteries of bird migration with technology” by Ben Darvill, British Trust for Ornithology A timely introduction to recent advances in research.
Perhaps the longest serving PSNS member – ever – Rhoda Fothergill became Secretary of the Society in 1968 and remained so for 47 years. Rhoda studied in Edinburgh, St Andrews and Dundee, but lived most of her life in Perth. Continue reading 1990’s A Social Record – Rhoda Fothergill publishes historical guides to Perth
The impressively comprehensive study and review by Valerie Thom, founder of the section and past-President, it followed on from the standard 2 volume work by Dr Baxter and Miss Rintoull and remained the authoritative reference until its replacement was published Continue reading 1986 ‘Birds in Scotland’ published