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Dinton Pasture – June 11th Members Open day moved to June 18th

Due to an oversight on my behalf I am having to move the June 11th Members Open Day back one week to 18th June. Could I enlist all you help in spreading the word of this anyone you know attends these sundays or may be minded to attend in June. Thank you for your forbearance, I’ll endeavour to be more diligent with the 2017 – 2018 events calendar, which being…

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INTRODUCTION TO INVERTEBRATES (2 DAY COURSE) – June 10th & 11th 2017

At Dinton Pasture BENHS headquarters. Organised by TVERC. This course will be an introduction to surveying invertebrates, managing samples and specimens and the identification to major taxonomic groups (typically insect Orders).  The course is aimed at beginners with little or no experience in surveying or identifying invertebrates. For more information http://www.benhs.org.uk/?post_type=tribe_events&p=1271&preview=true Booking details  http://www.tverc.org/cms/content/tverc-2017-training-courses-winter-tree-identification-11-february

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Annual General Meeting: March 25th 2017 – Oxford University Museum of Natural History

BRITISH ENTOMOLOGICAL & NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY AGM and Members’ Day Programme Saturday 25th March 2017 Hosted by the Oxford University Museum of Natural History Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW (www.oum.ox.ac.uk) All of the meeting is open to both members and non-members, although only members are allowed to vote on any motions put to the AGM. Exhibits of live or dead insects, photos, literature etc. and posters will be most welcome.…

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FSC BioLinks Project

BioLinks is an upcoming project from the FSC that hopes to strengthen the biological recording networks of the West Midlands and South East. They are currently developing the project and would like input from the biological recording community regarding their plan for training up volunteers to record difficult-to-identify data deficient groups. You can help in 2 ways: By booking a place on the Dinton Pastures consultation workshop on 2nd August…

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New Website for BENHS

We are very pleased to unveil our new website, made for us by the lovely people at Make Moving Messages. We hope you like the new look! Contact Us with your feedback – your comments and suggestions are most welcome. You may wish to join our mailing list at the bottom of the page so we can keep you up to date on what’s going on.

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British Soldierflies and their Allies

The society has recently published a second edition to the British Soldierflies book by Alan Stubbs and Martin Drake. British Soldierflies and Their Allies is a guide to the identification and natural history of eleven families of large and attractive flies that have fascinated entomologists for many years. Follow this link for further details or to purchase this book.

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