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Wildlife & Landscape Forum

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Saturday 14 May 2016

As part of Nature-Fest at
The Helix

11:00 – 16:00

Annual Conference
Doune Castle

Our Urban Heritage:
Gardens and Wildlife Past & Present
Stirling University
Saturday 12 November 2016
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AGM 2016
14 June 2016
7 pm
Raploch Community Centre, Drip Road, Stirling

A short AGM will be followed by a talk:
Our Changing Climate: What Can Plants Tell us? Phenology in the 21st Century

Dr. Stephan Helfer
Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh

All welcome

Historical and Archaeological Forum

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The Forth Naturalist and Historian (FNH) was set up in 1975 by several University and Central Regional Council (as it was then) staff. The aim was to provide a focus for activities and publications concerned with the wildlife, environment and heritage of the Forth area.

Today FNH activities are managed by an unpaid board of volunteers who publish the Forth Naturalist Journal and organize an annual Man and the Landscape conference which is held at Stirling University.  A relatively new endeavour is coordinating the Forth Valley Wildlife and Landscape Forum and a Historical and Archaeological Forum..

The annual Forth Naturalist and Historian journal has been published for over 30 years. The hundreds of authoritative articles have covered a diverse range of local topics dealing with anything from whooper swans to prehistoric rock art. Most volumes include annual local weather records and bird reports, plus book reviews and notes. It is hoped that these volumes provide a valuable successor to The Transactions of the Stirling Field and Archaeological Society which was published between 1878 - 1939.

Complete runs of the journal are kept by the University and local public and national libraries. The Editor welcomes offers of appropriate articles and can be contacted via the Secretary. (See the Journal link for publshing and purchase details.)

As well as the symposium and journal FNH has published a number of books and pamphlets of local interest. Several of these are in association with Clackmannanshire Field Studies Society (CFSS).

Further details of FNH activities can be obtained from the Secretary (fnh@stir.ac.uk).

Scottish Charity No. SCO13270