We are actively involved in a number of projects and initiatives. If you would like to get involved in any of the projects listed below, please get in touch.

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Tayside Amphibian & Reptile Group’s (TayArg) Gulley Pot Project

As members of this group we actively monitor the gulley pots in St Fillans for trapped amphibians such as toads, frogs and newts.

Hen harrier nest found whilst surveying for the Raptor Scotland Group (under licence) by Andrea Hudspeth

Tayside Raptor Study Group

We complete yearly breeding surveys of a number of raptor species in areas of suitable around St Fillans, Comrie and Crieff. Andrea is also the group’s Treasurer.

Central Scotland Bat Group

Central Scotland Bat Group

Andrea sits on the committee as the group’s Fundraiser and organises group attendance at events, bat walks, talks and children’s activities. The group also provides advice and sometimes surveys for members of the public and also monitors bat boxes. The group also complete hibernation visits to known sites to add to a long term data set.

Hibernating bat in Aberfoyle slate mines during survey by Central Scotland Bat group by Andrea Hudspeth

Bat Conservation Trust’s National Bat Monitoring Programme (NBMP)

We complete summer roost counts and winter hibernation surveys at sites in Stirlingshire and Perthshire.

Bearded tit ringing at the Tay Reedbeds by Andrea Hudspeth

British Trust for Ornithology’s Constant Effort Site Scheme

Andrea is a trainee bird ringer and is currently helping with bird ringing at a constant effort site in the Tay Reedbeds.

Hen Harrier Action

Hen Harrier Action

For the past two years we have organised events to highlight the plight of this raptor species in the