Identifying caddis - Cumbria

12 May 2010 23:00 - 13 May 2010 23:00

Location: FBA Windermere, Cumbria, UK

Event description

Caddis (Trichoptera) are a varied group of insects that are used in water quality assessment. They are also significant in fly fishing. Participants will be shown various methods of collecting larval and adult caddis. At the end of the course they should be able to identify any caddis larva or adult to family level, and also be able to identify a range of species. The course is aimed at biologists and naturalists who want to develop their knowledge of this group of insects.

Tutor: Ian Wallace

Ian Wallace is the national coordinator for the Trichoptera Recording Scheme, author of many guides to caddis including the FBA key to case-bearing caddis, and curator of conchology and aquatic biology at the National Museums Liverpool.

Cost: £210; early bird rate £195; FBA member £185

Organisation details

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

Event organiser: Freshwater Biological Association

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