AES Invertebrate Conservation Conference on 31st October 2014
Published: 08 August 2014
The AES is delighted to announce a one-day conference on invertebrate conservation on 31st October 2014 in London. The event is run jointly with the British Ecological Society's Conservation Special Interest Group and the BES Citizen Science Special Interest Group.
The conference will provide an opportunity to bring together a variety of experts, professionals and amateurs alike. Entomologists, field recorders, conservationists, landscape managers and researchers can all look forward to a motivating set of talks and discussions, focused on the key themes of the day: Natural England's Mosaic Approach and Citizen Science. Both offer significant scope and opportunity for invertebrate conservation.
Several presentations will be given during the day, including:
- Zoe Randle of Butterfly Conservation - 'Using citizen science data for conservation'
- Tim Gardiner's Climate change drives insects up the sea wall.
- Stephen Miles talking about bare ground on heathland and other sites for flies, bees and wasps.
- Paul Buckland's talk on the Humberside peatlands, the Thorne and Hatfield Moors raised mires project.
- Thom Dallimore, on the use of springtails to change perceptions of invertebrates.
- Jon Curson (Natural England), the Mosaic Approach.
The event, including lunch and refreshments, costs £20 for AES and BES members and £30 for non-members. The attendance fee is solely to cover expenses and catering.
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