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Here are lots of good events to help you enjoy and learn more about flies! Great to see so many events being organised by local groups around the country as well as the regular meetings........ Judy
14-15 & 21-22 Jan 2017 Two separate courses on An Introduction to Fly Families, Tutors Roger Morris and Stuart Ball for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire Wildlife Trust, details at: http://www.wildlifebcn.org/sites/defaul … 17_web.pdf
4-5 Feb 2017 An Introduction to Hoverflies, Tutors Roger Morris and Stuart Ball for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire Wildlife Trust,
details at: http://www.wildlifebcn.org/sites/defaul … 17_web.pdf
17-19 February 2017, DF Advanced Workshop. Families Sciomyzidae and Drosophilidae, tutored by Stuart Ball and Peter Chandler. Preston Montford Field Studies Centre, Shrewsbury. Details will be on FSC website: http://www.field-studies-council.org/prestonmontford
25 March 2017 BENHS Annual General Meeting and Presidential Address. Oxford University Museum of Natural History
25- 28 May 2017. Spring Meeting in Northamptonshire. Anyone will be able to attend on any or all of those dates, and those wishing to come should book their own accommodation. Further details are available from the Membership Secretary, John Showers.
10 - 16 June 2017, DF Summer Field meeting. Snowdonia National Park.
4 November 2017, BENHS Annual Exhibition and Dinner, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL.
Throughout the Year:
BENHS Dinton Pastures Open Days in the Pelham-Clinton Building, Hurst, Reading. Open 10:30-16:00 on second and fourth Sunday in each month except April to September when only on the second Sunday of each month (except for August when there are no Open Days). We encourage you to bring along your pinned flies and use the Diptera Collections and library for identification. Other Dipterists are usually present meaning good chat and assistance with identifications may be possible. The grid reference for Dinton Pastures is SU 784718, turn left off the B3030 driving North from Winnersh. The site is about 15 minutes walk from Winnersh station, which has trains running on a half-hourly service from Reading and Waterloo. See: www.benhs.org.uk
The Northants and Peterborough Diptera Group hold meetings every weekend from end of April until sometime in September/October. See: northantsdiptera.blogspot.co.uk or contact John Showers on email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Devon Fly Group will be holding regular field meetings throughout the year. Contact Martin Drake (01460 2206650, email: email@example.com).
Last edited by Judy Webb (2016-12-14 19:51:42)