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November 2017

Beached Marine Life – World Museum, William Brown Street, Liverpool

November 24 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
National Museum Liverpool,
William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EN United Kingdom
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Attendance free but booking is essential Introducing and recognising the fauna and flora washed up on our shores. Join World Museum’s marine specialists to find out more about this captivating habitat. For further information & booking contact Annan Fryer annan.fryer@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

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Dipterists Forum Annual Meeting and AGM 2017

November 25 - November 26

Liverpool Museum There will be a programme of talks – Graham Rotheray, Mike Howe and Nigel Jones, exhibits and other activities. The Sunday workshop is on illustrating insects run by Martin Ebejer and Dawn Painter. Details via Dipterists’ Bulletin or the Dipterists’ Forum web site (www.dipteristsforum.org.uk).

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BENHS Members Open Day

November 26 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
BENHS Headquarters,
The Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0TH United Kingdom
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The BENHS library and collections are regularly available to members. Open Days are held on specified Sundays from 10.30–16.00 at the Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, RG10 0TH

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December 2017
Free

Workshop: Terrestrial Heteroptera to Family Level: held at the Natural History Museum

December 2 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Natural History Museum,
Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD United Kingdom
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Booking a place is required to attend – this ensures equipment and resources will be available. Jim Flanagan (Yorkshire) and Tristan Bantock (London). Introduction to the identification of true bugs covering most of the members of families commonly encountered such as shieldbugs and plantbugs and particularly those that are easy to identify in the field.  Please bring your own hand lens if you have one, but microscopes will be available to use.  There will be collections of specimens to examine and some identification…

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Free

Workshop: Light-trapped insects – going beyond the moths

December 9 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
BENHS Headquarters,
The Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0TH United Kingdom
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Booking a place is required to attend – this ensures equipment and resources will be available. Martin Harvey (Princess Risborough) Light traps are most widely used for attracting moths, but a wide range of other insects come to light as well, including craneflies, caddisflies, beetles (especially dung, ground, water and burying beetles), water bugs, lacewings and wasps. By learning to recognise at least a few of these other insects moth-trappers can make significant contributions to the recording schemes for other…

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BENHS Members Open Day

December 10 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
BENHS Headquarters,
The Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0TH United Kingdom
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The BENHS library and collections are regularly available to members. Open Days are held on specified Sundays from 10.30–16.00 at the Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, RG10 0TH

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January 2018
Free

Workshop: An introduction to leafhoppers and allied groups

13th January 2018 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
BENHS Headquarters,
The Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0TH United Kingdom
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Booking a place is required to attend – this ensures equipment and resources will be available. Alan Stewart (Sussex) and Tristan Bantock (London). An introductory workshop on the identification of leafhoppers, planthoppers, froghoppers and treehoppers (Auchenorrhyncha). The workshop will be mainly for newcomers to recording this group of insects. We will start with a short presentation on the main diagnostic characters used to identify these insects, and other general study issues, after which participants will be able to work through…

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BENHS Members Open Day

14th January 2018 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
BENHS Headquarters,
The Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0TH United Kingdom
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The BENHS library and collections are regularly available to members. Open Days are held on specified Sundays from 10.30–16.00 at the Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, RG10 0TH

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£60

Dipterists’ Forum and Oxford University Museum of Natural History Workshop: Introduction to Fly families (Diptera)

20th January 2018 - 21st January 2018
Oxford University Museum of Natural History,
Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW United Kingdom
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Saturday 20 January and Sunday 21 January 2018, 10am to 6pm, tutors: John Ismay, Barbara Ismay and Jann Billker (all Long Crendon).   Come and learn to identify this fascinating group of insects to family level. You will get a c. 100 page draft key, but also learn more about their interesting life and why we cannot live without them. Places are limited to 12 participants, so please book early to avoid disappointment. The workshop can be booked through the…

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BENHS Members Open Day

28th January 2018 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
BENHS Headquarters,
The Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0TH United Kingdom
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The BENHS library and collections are regularly available to members. Open Days are held on specified Sundays from 10.30–16.00 at the Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, RG10 0TH

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