Show Nature – Perth Museum goes Wild!

May 2009, Show Scotland’s Big Weekend. Perth Museum and Art Gallery’s biggest event EVER! This free event for families was based on the current exhibition ‘Return of the Natives’ – which focusses on nine native species returning to Scotland from extinction. A range of crafts and activities were offered, including a falconry display, nest-box building, handling creepy crawlies, fun challenges and a chainsaw carving display. Partners included RSPB, Artspace, Tayside Police, Phoenix Falconry, Tayside Biodiversity Partnership, Zoolab, Atholl Estates Ranger Service, Scottish Wildlife Trust, Perth and Kinross Council Ranger Service, Perth and Kinross Council Arts Development and Pete Bowsher – chainsaw carver. Return of the Natives runs until 9 January 2010 – admission is free. Contact 01738 632488 for details.

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