Lecture Programme

All meetings, apart from the Members’ Evening,
will take place in Tain Parish Church hall at 7:30 p.m

The winter lecture meetings are held each second Tuesday of the month.

For each past meeting, click on the title to read an account of the lecture.

2010 – 2011  Our 31st Year

14th September 2010
Note! Meet at 7pm in Tain Parish Church Hall for
The 2010 AGM,
Followed at 7:30pm by;
The Scottish Biting Midge –
Why does it bite some people & not others?

Jenny Mordue (Aberdeen University)

12th October 2010
Impact of the New Zealand flatworm on Scotland’s Biodiversity
Brian Boag (SCRI Invergowrie rtd.)
“ATTACK of the KILLER WORMS” (The Independent)

9th November 2010
North-west Highland Mink Project
Lois Canham
(North West Highlands Mink Control Project)

14th December 2010
Mapping Scotland’s Birds
Bob Swann
(BTO Atlas Co-ordinator)


11th January 2011
Soil – the Forgotten Asset
Willie Towers
(Macaulay Institute)

Members’ Evening – in Edderton Hall, (to be confirmed)

1st February 2011
North-west Highland Geo-Park

Donald M. Fisher

15th March 2011
Scottish Plant Hunters,
Alan Bennell
(Head of Visitor Services, Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh)


Members Evening, 29th January 2011,
(Date and venue to be confirmed)

Previous Seasons

2009 – 2010  30th year

15/09/09 Tuesday 7:00 p.m.
AGM followed by
Secrets of ticks: the problems and the potential
Dr. Alan Bowman
(Univ. Aberdeen)

06/10/09 Tuesday
Insh Marshes
Pete Moore

10/11/09 Tuesday
Heather moorland – ecology & land use
Andrew Nolan (Macaulay Land Use Research Institute)

08/12/09 Tuesday
Understanding population change in Harbour seals
Line Cordes
(Cromarty Lighthouse Field Station, Univ.Abdn)


12/01/10 Tuesday
Lichens in the Highlands
Dave Genney

30/01/10 Saturday (POSTPONED – watch for new date)
Members’ Evening (Edderton Hall)

09/02/10 Tuesday
Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels project
Dr Mel Tonkin (SWT)

09/03/10 Tuesday
Aspen: its place in our boreal forests
John Parrott (Scottish Native Woods)

Brian Boag

(SCRI Invergowrie rtd.)

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