Tayside Biodiversity




Amphibian and Reptile Conservation – Committed to conserving amphibians and reptiles and saving the disappearing habitats on which they depend – Web Link

Angus Council – Information about the council and its services, online services, local history, public consultation, community information and what’s new in Angus – Web Link

Angus Council Ranger Service – Web Link

Atholl estates Ranger Service – Web Link


Bat Conservation Trust – a British charity dedicated to the conservation of bats and their habitats – Web Link

Biological Recording in Scotland Centre – Web Link

Botanical Society of the British Isles – the major source of information on the status and distribution of British and Irish flowering plants and ferns – Web Link

British Association of Nature Conservationists – an independent network of conservation practitioners, academics and interested individuals taking a critical look at the world of nature conservation – Web Link

British Dragonfly Society – encouraging the study and conservation of dragonflies and their natural habitats, especially in the United Kingdom – Web Link

British Geological Survey – the UK’s foremost supplier of geoscience solutions and custodian of much of the country’s geoscientific information – Web Link

British Hedgehog Preservation Society – encouraging and giving advice to the public about the care of hedgehogs, particularly when injured, orphaned, ill, or in any other danger – Web Link

British Dragonfly Society – encouraging the study and conservation of dragonflies and their natural habitats, especially in the United Kingdom – Web Link

British Lichen Society – Web Link

BTCV Scotland – environmental conservation volunteering focusing on people, the communities in which they live, and the quality of their environment – Web Link

British Trust for Ornithology – an independent, scientific research trust, investigating the populations, movements and ecology of wild birds in the British Isles – Web Link

Buglife – Web Link

Bumblebee Conservation Trust – Web Link

Butterfly Conservation (Scotland) – saving butterflies, moths and their habitats – Web Link

Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland – Web Link

Dry Stone Walling Association – a charitable organisation committed to the preservation of dry stone walls and to the training of people in the craft of dry stone walling – Web Link

Dundee City Council – contains comprehensive information about the services provided by the Council for local people – Web Link

Earthwatch Institute (Europe) – an international environmental charity which engages people worldwide in scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment – Web Link

Farm Wild Life – Helping you to help wildlife on your farm – Web Link

Forestry Commission Scotland – the government department responsible for the protection and expansion of Britain’s forests and woodlands, offers details of areas covered, industry licences, education and contact information – Web Link

Forth Valley Orchards – Bringing the orchard community together across Forth Valley – Web Link

Green Tourism (Scotland) – aimed at tourism businesses, this site provides information on all aspects of sustainable tourism development – Web Link

Grounds for Learning – helping Scottish schools and early years settings make the most of their outdoor spaces for play and learning – Web Link

Littlewood Land Care – Conservation & environmental land management advice for farmers & landmanagers – Web Link

Marine Scotland Fisheries Research Services – an Executive Agency of the Scottish Government. FRS is responsible for scientific and technical research into the marine and freshwater fisheries and aquaculture, and the protection of the aquatic environment in Scotland – Web Link

The Mammal Society – working to protect British mammals, halt the decline of threatened species, and advice on all issues affecting them – Web Link

National Biodiversity Network – working together to make the UK’s wildlife species information available to all – Web Link

National Trust for Scotland – One of Scotland’s leading conservation charity and cares for Scotland’s heritage – Web Link

NFUS – aiming to promote and protect the interests of the Scottish farming industry, influence government, the public and consumers to that end, and assist its members to meet the needs of customers – Web Link

Perth & Kinross Council – contains comprehensive information about the services provided by the Council for local people – Web Link

Plantlife – the UK’s leading charity working to protect wild plants and their habitats – Web Link

River Restoration Centre – offering technical advice and information on specific projects as well as general river restoration related advice – Web Link

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds – UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and all wildlife – Web Link


Scottish Agricultural College – an innovative, knowledge-based organisation supporting the development of rural communities and industries – Web Link

Scottish Badgers – an umbrella organisation created by volunteer badger groups, networks and individuals to protect badgers, their setts and habitat throughout Scotland – Web Link

Scottish Biodiversity Forum – an umbrella group or partnership of anyone with an interest in biodiversity – Web Link

Scottish Environment Protection Agency – information on Scotland’s environment, pollution prevention, regulation and other environmental initiatives – Web Link

Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Dept. – department of the Scottish Executive responsible for agriculture, rural development, food, the environment and fisheries – Web Link

Scottish Natural Heritage – promoting care for the natural heritage, wildlife, habitats, rocks, and landscapes of Scotland – Web Link

Scottish Ornithologists’ Club – information about birds and birdwatching in Scotland, membership, activities, publications, sightings, and a “where to birdwatch” section – Web Link

Scottish Wildlife Trust – a Scottish conservation organisation, caring for wildlife reserves and campaigning on wildlife issues – Web Link


Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust – a leading conservation organisation saving wetlands for wildlife and people across the world – Web Link