www.portlethen-moss.org.uk
Portlethen Moss Conservation Group
Registered Scottish Charity, SC040350




Front Page

Link to the original Front Page
Contains everything from 2006 to 2014

Planned Events
Info' about upcoming events
(plus some previous event's posters)

Information about The Moss
Paths, species lists, presentations etc.

Local Links
Moss related links

Info' and history of our group
Portlethen Moss Conservation Group

Contacts
Contact information

www.portlethen-woodland.org.uk
Another local project the group
are heavily involved with

This WebSite is © 2017 by Ken Watson



Events on The Moss

2016 (please pre-book with the Kincardine and Mearns Ranger - click here for their summer leaflet)

Friday 15th April, 7.00 - 8.00pm
WILD, WET AND WONDERFUL
Join the Ranger for a fun evening finding and recording the underwater life on the Moss and discover who
finds this wetland the place to be. Children must be accompanied. Booking essential.
MEET: at the Bruntland Road entrance to Portlethen Moss

Sunday 17th July, 11.00am - 1.00pm
COULD YOU LIVE OFF PORTLETHEN MOSS?
Come and join us on a walk around Portlethen Moss, to see if we can find the materials needed to build a
house, make clothing, be warm, have light; and treat injuries and illness; or deal with airplane fuel spills on
your private, personal runway? Children must be accompanied. Booking essential.
MEET: at the Bruntland Road entrance to Portlethen Moss

Wednesday 10th August, 11.00am - 12 noon
MINIBEASTS AND BUG HOUSES
Discover the little creatures that our wildflowers rely on and create some natural homes to make their stay
more comfortable. Children must be accompanied. Booking essential.
MEET: at the Bruntland Road entrance to Portlethen Moss

Also, just for information, there are various events at the Woodland site....

Over the summer months Portlethen Moss Conservation Group organise woodland management sessions at the
community woodland. Usually on a Wednesday evening once a month from May to September. Come along
and join in with a little light exercise, socialise and get involved in caring for your local wildlife site.
MEET: at Portlethen Community Woodland

Saturday 25th June, 11.00am - 1.00pm
PORTLETHEN'S POLLINATORS
Starting at Portlethen Community Wood and making our way to the coast, take a gentle stroll for
National Insect Week identifying wildflowers and the pollinators that visit them. Children must be accompanied.
Booking essential.
MEET: at Portlethen Parish Church car park

A selection from previous years:

Ponds and Pools - Local Ranger Event (220Kb PDF)
A flyer with details about a Ranger led event - April 2014
An exploration of the wetlands on the Moss - Discover creatures that call water their home

Portlethen Moss - Spider Identification Day (100Kb PDF)
A flyer with details about a NESBRec led event - August 2013
Mike Davidson (Grampian Spider Group) helps understand identification of species found on the Moss

Portlethen Moss - Bog Exploration (1.8Mb PDF)
A flyer with details about when Dr Andy McMullen returned to The Moss - July 2013
Discovering what makes our raised bogs special

Portlethen Moss - Damsels and Dragons (220Kb PDF)
A flyer with details about a Ranger led event - May 2013
Juliette Dinning helps hunt for the attractive but elusive damselflies and dragonflies on the Moss

Portlethen Moss - Coring Event (1.2Mb PDF)
A flyer with details about when Dr Andy McMullen came to The Moss - May 2009
He cored to a depth of 3 metres (with equates to 10,000 years ago)

Moths on the Moss - Local Ranger Event (100Kb PDF)
A flyer with details about a Ranger led event - May 2008
Helen Rowe (Grampian Moth Group) helps discover the wonderful world of moths

Portlethen Moss - Tree Planting Week (40Kb PDF)
A flyer with details about Tree Planting at the entrance area of the Moss - March 2008
Schools and Community volunteers helped plant 1,200 small trees!

Help us Improve Biodiversity at Portlethen Moss (100Kb PDF)
A flyer with details about a Gorse Removal event - November 2007


Please also visit our FaceBook site: www.facebook.com/portlethenmoss

The Facebook page is kept more up-to-date - with regular updates,
so well worth visiting for events, information and photographs!