TechFest presents a Celebration of Scottish Wildlife!
Get in touch with your wild side at this fantastic FREE event celebrating Scotland’s wildlife and the great outdoors. With everything from flowers to fossils, sea birds to seals and rock pools to rewilding there’s something for everyone with activities and fun for all ages.
This brilliant event includes:
Rockpooling with Macduff Marine Aquarium – get up close and personal with some amazing marine species.
Duthie Park Ranger Service – become a ranger for the day and learn all about the outdoors.
GeoBus St Andrews – take part in a range of activities demonstrating how glaciers have carved landscapes, how volcanoes used to exist in Scotland, and even panning for “gold”.
Wildlife CSI — Put your wildlife-detective hat on and come to learn about using science to help investigate crimes against animals.
University Zoology Museum – have a wander round the zoology museums impressive collections.
Pond dipping – sign up for one of our pond dipping sessions and get in close contact with some amazing minibeasts.
Garden tours – don’t miss this opportunity to take part in a guided tour round the beautiful botanic gardens.
Bushcraft – chat to our survival expert and learn all about the bushcraft and survival skills of the ancient highlanders with Fandabi Dozi Wilderness Adventures
Plus special guest star Nick Baker will be here to answer all your wildlife questions!
And featuring lots more incredible organisations including Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels, Scottish Invasive Species Initiative, RSPB Dolphinwatch, Scottish Wildlife Trust, Greyhope Bay, Dragados, JNCC and Ythan Seal Watch.
All this and more in a day that’s bound to inspire, educate and entertain!
Plus grab a bite to eat while supporting lovely local businesses The Liberty Kitchen and Haydn's Woodfired Pizza