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Photo competition

Johnstonebridge Community Centre

To get your place on the Johnstonebridge wall please send us your photos. We will print your photo on canvas and have it on pride of place in the community […]


Dumfries Branch SOC: Counting Birds: Ducks to Dippers

Dumfries Baptist Church Centre

An evening talk by Peter Mawby who will talk about encounters with robins, ducks, birds of prey, skuas, gannets, albatrosses, penguins (among others) and, of course, dippers as he explains […]


Wild Goose Festival – How to Begin Bird Watching

Birds are everywhere, from remote places to our towns and cities. But can you recognise them? Join our walk to see what’s here at Mersehead and get familiar with some […]

£2 – £5

Wild Goose Festival – Birding for Brents

Dumfries and Galloway has a small wintering population of light bellied brent geese. These fascinating birds migrate 5,000km from Canada each year to spend the winter on this coastline. Most […]


Wild Goose Festival – Goose Roost on Sandflats

Some of the greatest spectacles of nature take place at dusk. As part of the Wild Goose Festival 2022, join our guide to enjoy Svalbard barnacle geese descending on the […]

£2.50 – £6.00

Wild Goose Festival – Goose Gander

Join us for a walk with a knowledgeable warden to learn how we manage the reserve for the thousands of barnacle geese and pink footed geese that migrate here in […]

Wild Goose Festival – 2022 Caerlaverock Ride

Cycling Dumfries are delighted to join NatureScot and WWT to host this guided wildlife ride to WWT Caerlaverock, taking in Caerlaverock National Nature Reserve and the River Nith along the […]


Wild Goose Festival – Sensory Adventure at The Hide

PAMIS & NatureScot present this entertaining and informative multi-sensory adventure. You’ll be led by the Mother of Stories, Bertrada, through the woods at Caerlaverock Nature Reserve. You will journey together […]


Wild Goose Festival – Natural Art workshop

Taking inspiration from nature, this workshop is for all ages and abilities. We will select some natural materials gathered from around our reserve. A variety of drawing and printing elements […]

Wild Goose Festival – Autumn Discovery Walk

Discover some of the amazing wildlife looked after on this farm. As the season changes, so too do the habitats and special creatures found here – with lush greens turning […]

£2 – £5

Wild Goose Festival – Wings Over Water

Goose-tastic Dumfries and Galloway is home to over 60,000 migratory geese, many travelling thousands of miles from the Arctic and North Atlantic to overwinter in this beautiful region of Scotland. […]


Wild Goose Festival – Solway to Svalbard

Stuart Macpherson in partnership with the Stove Network, supported by DMC and Loreburn Hall, presents: Solway to Svalbard An immersive multi-art form piece of theatre that brings together one-of-a-kind footage […]