Insects for Beginners Workshop 2013

06 April 2013 09:00 - 15:00

Location: Chilcomb House, Chilcomb Lane, Winchester, UK.

Event description

An introduction to insects and the different insect groups. The day is suitable for anyone aged 18 and over and will include various talks and demonstrations by the leaders using photographic slides, video microscopes and museum specimens. There will be an opportunity to try out different collecting methods around the Museums Service site. The emphasis for the day is very much on participants having a go themselves at identifying actual specimens using the microscopes and identification keys provided.

Leaders: Bryan Pinchen (Consultant Entomologist) and author of 'A Pocket Guide to the Bumblebees of Britain and Ireland', 'A Pocket Guide to the Ladybirds of Britain and Ireland', 'A Pocket Guide to the Shieldbugs and Leatherbugs of Britain and Ireland' & 'A Pocket Guide to the Bumblebees of Britain and Ireland'

Christine Taylor, Keeper of Natural Sciences (Hampshire County Council Arts & Museums Service)

The cost of the event is £15.00

Organisation details

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

Event organiser: Hampshire County Council Arts and Museums Service

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