Free guided walks from the ranger service

Mugdock Country Park Ranger Service is hosting a series of nature walks and educational events in East Dunbartonshire over the coming weeks.

Starting on Friday, October 3, from 7-8.30pm, residents can learn all about the planet Mars at Mugdock Park with an lecture and star-gazing session. On the Saturday, you can head out on a Fungal Foray in Twechar, with the ranger leading a search for boletes and waxcaps on Barrhill. To take part, meet the ranger at the war memorial on Main Street at 2pm.

Finally, on Sunday, October5, from 2-4pm, a ranger will lead a guided tour from the Clachan of Campsie.

All events are free, although booking is essential. Call 0141 956 6586.