British Dragonfly Society’s Spring Meeting

Saturday 28th March, 2020 - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

All Saints Church, Market Square, High Street, Huntingdon PE29 3NR

A day of talks on invertebrate conservation in Cambridge and beyond.

Programme

09:30 – Arrival and registration

10:00 – Welcome

10:10 – NatHistCam Project. Presented by Duncan Mackay

10:40 – Great Fen Dragonflies; past, present and future. Presented by Henry Stanier (Great Fen Monitoring & Research Officer, Wildlife Trust)

11:10 – Break

11:40 – Wild Ken Hill Project. Presented by John Ebbage (Natural England)

12:10 – Introducing Adrian Riley’s new book: Dragons and Damsels – a colour photographic identification guide par excellence. Presented by Hugh D. Loxdale (DPhil, MBE, Entomologist)

12:40 – Lunch

13:30 – Start of County Dragonfly Recorder breakout meeting (runs until 14.30)

14:00 – BDS Project Updates. Presented by Eleanor Colver and Fiona McKenna (BDS Officers)

14:30 – County Dragonfly Recorders re-join main talk

14:40 – How hot is that butterfly? Understanding the impacts of temperature on British butterflies. Presented by Dr Andrew Bladon (Research Associate, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge)

15:10 – Break

15:40 –Using Museum Collections to Track Changes Into the Past. Presented by Matthew Hayes (Research Assistant at the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge)

16:10 – Q&A and Summary

16:30 – End

Date: Saturday 28th March, 2020 - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cost: Free

Organiser: British Dragonfly Society

Booking: Via Eventbrite

Location: All Saints Church, Market Square, High Street, Huntingdon PE29 3NR