BDS Shop Christmas 2014 Promotion

Have you got all the latest Dragonfly Books? There have been several new ones this year and they are all available from the BDS Shop, though you're probably too late for delivery by Christmas. The new Field Guide is published available now.

BDS Annual Meeting 2014

All members are invited to this year's BDS Annual Meeting on Saturday 15th November at the WWT London Wetland Centre, Barnes, London SW13. The programme is now published and we have varied talks and an opportunity to look around the centre.

Hertfordshire’s First Willow Emerald

After yesterday's news of a new Willow Emerald site in Surrey, today, there is news of the species turning up in a county where is has not been recorded before! Willow Emeralds have been spotted for the first time in Hertfordshire by Darren Bast. Read Darren’s account of his discovery here.

The Willow Emerald Damselfly is Spreading in England!

The Willow Emerald Damselfly is a recent colonist to South East England, a new site has been discovered away from known areas and we now think there may be more undiscovered sites for this species. Look carefully at the bark of branches of waterside trees for the characteristic pattern of galls indicating that Willow Emerald oviposition has taken place.

Here’s to Helping Dragonflies!

The British Dragonfly Society (BDS) have teamed up with craft beer design specialists ‘From the Notebook Limited’ (FTN) to launch their first Dragonfly beer, Golden-ringed Dragonfly Golden Ale, with royalties from sales helping the work of BDS.

Come and See the BDS at the Birdfair

We are looking forward to the Birdfair which is on 15th – 17th August. Come and see us and we will answer any dragonfly / habitat questions. We also have a membership promotion, so if you are not already a BDS member, it is the perfect time to join us!

Dragonfly Day at Wicken Fen 6th July 2014

The British Dragonfly Society’s annual Dragonfly Day is on Sunday 6th July at Wicken Fen, home of the Dragonfly Centre.
There will be a host of activities and it will be a great day out for all of the family.