BDS Spring Meeting

Join the BDS for a full day of dragonfly talks at Knutsford Methodist Church in Knutsford, Cheshire, on 30th March 2019!


Guest speakers include. . .


The Butterfly Brothers, Hazelwood Landscapes

With their multiple Birdfair awards (including Commercial First 2019) this family team are experts in making gardens havens for wildlife. 

Watch them talking with dragonfly guru Ruary Mackenzie Dodds, and subscribe to their Youtube channel, here.

Dr Huai-Ti Lin, Imperial College London Bioengineering

Dr Lin's lab specialises in studying the neurobiology and locomotion of dragonflies, and other insects, with the aim of discovering biological systems that could influence the technology of the future, including artificial intelligence and robotics.

Follow the labs research on twitter here.


North Wales Wildlife Trust

The Living Landscapes team for the Wrexham Industrial Estate have been a great partner of the BDS, promoting our Clubtail Count project along the River Dee.

Keep up to date with their conservation activities via their twitter page here.


Professor Steve Ormerod, Cardiff University Professor

Professor Steve Ormerod's contribution to UK conservation is nothing short of inspiring. On top of his research into freshwater ecosystems at Cardiff University, Steve is currently vice president of the RSPB, Chairman of Buglife, and a board member of the JNCC and Natural Resources Wales!

Follow his work via twitter here.


Rungtip Wonglersak, London Natural History Museum

Rungtip will be providing us with a fascinating insight into her PhD research into the affect of latitude and temperature on Odonata body size. 

Find out more about her research at Linkedin here.


For a full programme and ticket information visit the event's page on Eventbrite