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British Dragonfly Society Spring Meeting 2019

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Knutsford Methodist Church

Princess Street

Knutsford

WA16 6BY

United Kingdom

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A day of Dragonfly talks from the impacts of climate change to Dragonflies in bio-engineering.


Programme

9:30 - Arrival and registration

10:00 - Welcome

10:10 - Problems and possibilities in freshwater invertebrate conservation. Professor Steve Ormerod (Cardiff University professor, and Buglife Chairman)

10:40 - Body size responses of British Odonata and Chironomidae to latitude and warming temperature (Rungtip Wonglersak, London Natural History Museum)

11:10 - Break

11:40 - Butterfly Brothers

12:10 - Saving Species- getting the word out (Fiona Mckenna, BDS)

12:40 - Lunch

13:30 - Start of County Dragonfly Recorder breakout meeting (runs until 14.30)

14:00 - BDS Project Updates (Ellie Colver, BDS)

14:30 - County Dragonfly Recorders re-join main talk

14:40 - Beyond aerofoils: mechanosensation of the dragonfly wings (Dr Huai-Ti Lin, Imperial College London)

15:10 - Break

15:40 - Wrexham Industrial Estate Living Landscape Scheme

16:10 - Q&A and Summary

16:30 - End


Shops Attending Event

The British Dragonfly Society Shop

Pemberley Books, Specialist Natural History Booksellers


Ticket cost

Free although donations would be appreciated (suggestion: members £5, non-members £10).



Refreshments

Hot/cold refreshments avaliable. Lunch not provided.


Location

Knutsford Methodist Church. Princess Street, Knutsford, Cheshire. WA16 6BY


Getting there

By car: Multiple car parks within 5 mins walk see on google maps here

By train: Knutsford station within 10 mins walk see on google maps here

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Princess Street

Knutsford

WA16 6BY

United Kingdom

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