There is a whole world of wildlife waiting to be discovered.
Mosses, birds, insects, flowers, trees, sea-life, fungi, mammals and much more - we've got them covered.
"The species identification specialist is an endangered expert and increasingly this is being recognised across the ecological sector and beyond" - Natural History Museum.
Edinburgh Natural History Society is made up of learners and teachers at all levels of knowledge and collectively known as NATS.
- Grow your interest at an exciting mix of events
- 40 field trips from spring to autumn
- Monthly talks and field trips during the winter
Field trips are focussed on what is found on the day and there are generally a number of specialists to sharing their expertise. There is no fear in asking about the very common such as a daisy, you will also gain knowledge less commonly known.
Some specialist field trips and workshops are held each season.
The John Muir Award and saying 'yes'
It all started with accepting a personal request to go on a walk with some children at a primary school in Dalkeith.
Running a woodlouse drop-in session at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
The challenge was making it accessible to all ages and levels of knowledge.