British Dragonfly Society Spring Meeting 2020

28 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30

Location: All Saints' Church Market Square, High Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3NR, UK.

Event description

Update: this event has been cancelled

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


  • 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

Refreshments are available. Bring your own lunch.

Donations on day welcome. Suggestion: £5 member, £10 non-member.

Organisation details

This event was not organised by the AES. Please contact the event organiser if you have any queries.

Event organiser: British Dragonfly Society

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