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2020 Annual Exhibition and Brad Ashby Memorial Lecture

The British Entomological and Natural History Society will be hosting The Brad Ashby Memorial Lecture 2020: Dr Ian Wallace Inspired by Caddis….   Adding value to biological records  This will be via Zoom, Saturday November 7th, book via the FSC website: Click here for details. Download full lecture details here: The Brad Ashby Memorial Lecture 2020 Also opening on the 7th November and running to November 20th will be the Annual…

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Spittlebug Survey 2020

Did you know that the ‘cuckoo-spit’ that you see in spring is produced by the immature stage (nymph) of a spittlebug or froghopper? It is thought that the spittle is produced to protect the nymphs from drying out and from their predators. Once the nymphs emerge as adults, usually in late June, they leave their spittle ‘nest’ behind and become free flying. The name froghopper reflects the fact that their…

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Invitation to contribute to a global survey

Dear colleague, My name is Snežana, I work as a research scientist at University of Novi Sad, Serbia. Together with Pedro Cardoso from University of Helsinki and Michael Samways from Stellenbosch University, my colleague and me are conducting a survey with the aim to collect data on the extent and severity of threats that insects are currently facing across different biogeographical regions, as well as to determine insect groups that…

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Applications sought for post of Honorary Treasurer

Our current Treasurer will be standing down at the Annual Meeting in March. Consequently we need to appoint a replacement Treasurer before March so that the appointment can be approved by the Society’s Members at the Annual Meeting. In order to reduce significantly the Treasurer’s workload we will be appointing professional bookkeepers. These bookkeepers will work alongside the new Treasurer and will carry out the day to day duties of…

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