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Glasgow City Countryside

Discover countryside in Glasgow on your doorstep or on holiday

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Parks and Leisure - Glasgow Council
With info on Parks, Biodiversity, Walking Trails, Local Nature Reserves...

Giving Nature a Home - RSPB
Giving Nature a Home in Glasgow. Also see Glasgow Wildlife.

Glasgow Natural History Society
Find details of forthcoming events, publications and information for new members...

Geological Society of Glasgow
Including sites of geological interest  and information for prospective and current members.

Friends of Glasgow's LNRs
Friends of Glasgow's Local Nature Reserves. A voluntary group with info on the LNR designations in the area.

Glasgow - Scottish Wildlife Trust
An RSPB Local Group - walk and talk with like minded people.

Landscape fashioned by geology
In this beautifully illustrated booklet, discover the secrets of the region’s geological past...

Nature Reserves
Whats On Glasgow presents the nature reserves locally.

Urban forests around Glasgow...
Urban forests around Glasgow and Edinburgh at Forestry and Land Scotland.

Glasgow and Inverclyde walks
Detailed walks with online and downloadable descriptions, gpx files...

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The National Trust for Scotland

A vital conservation charity protecting Scotland's coast, wilderness, wildlife and countryside for the good of all. Funded largely by donations, membership is very affordable, comes with a raft of benefits and supports their work.

CoolStays in Glasgow City

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Latest News

From the Geological Society of Glasgow

RSS News – Geological Society of Glasgow
  • Coronavirus measures 16th March 2020
    In view of the coronavirus outbreak, the society has decided to cancel the April and May lecture evenings, and also the Islay and Ardnamuchan residential excursions. The post Coronavirus measures appeared first on Geological Society of Glasgow.
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  • Annniversaries page updated 7th March 2020
    The Anniversaries page has been updated with extracts from the Proceedings for the anniversary years for the current session. The post Annniversaries page updated appeared first on Geological Society of Glasgow.
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  • 2020 day excursion programme 25th February 2020
    The programme of day excursions for summer 2020 has now been arranged. The post 2020 day excursion programme appeared first on Geological Society of Glasgow.
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  • 2020 residential excursions 10th January 2020
    Two residential excursions have been planned for 2020: to Islay (24–27 April) and the Ardnamurchan peninsula (8–11 May). Early booking is advisable. The post 2020 residential excursions appeared first on Geological Society of Glasgow.
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  • Earth’s earliest microbes found 20th November 2019
    Evidnce has been found that 3.5 billion year old rocks in Australia contain fossils of the oldest known microorganisms. The post Earth’s earliest microbes found appeared first on Geological Society of Glasgow.
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