Merkland Local Nature Reserve

Merkland Local Nature Reserve

About Merkland Local Nature Reserve

Merkland Local Nature Reserve Merkland Drive, Kirkintilloch G66 3PG

Merkland Local Nature Reserve, in Kirkintilloch, is a haven for wildlife and a popular spot for people looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the town.

The conservation group volunteers meet once a month on a Saturday, to take part in a variety of tasks such as tree felling, path and fence maintenance, litter picking and wildlife surveys.

Upcoming Events at Merkland Local Nature Reserve

Minibeasts of Merkland, Kirkintilloch

Minibeasts of Merkland, Kirkintilloch

26th July 2019
Search for some of the wee creatures that live in the grasslands, ponds and woodlands of Merkland Nature Reserve with the Mugdock Park Ranger!
Wildlife Weans on Wednesday, Merkland: What’s in the Pond?

Wildlife Weans on Wednesday, Merkland: What’s in the Pond?

7th August 2019
Calling all kids five years old and under and their grown-ups! Explore the natural world through on a fun Mugdock Ranger led activity at Merkland Local Nature Reserve!
Come and Try Conservation Volunteering, Kirkintilloch

Come and Try Conservation Volunteering, Kirkintilloch

10th August 2019
Try Conservation Volunteering on Saturday 13th July or Saturday 10th August with a ranger led hands-on task to benefit Mugdock Park's green places!

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