Press & Media Archive

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  • Image: Mesosticta davidattenboroughi preserved in amber. © Zheng, Wang, Nel, Jarzembowski, Zhang & Chang, 2017
    8th September 2017

    Damselfly Named after BDS Patron: after being newly discovered in amber

  • Consoff photo
    21st August 2017

    New Conservation Officer: Eleanor Colver, our new Conservation Officer, started on 1st September.

  • 15th August 2017

    Results of The Dragonfly Challenge: Participants from Scotland to Devon together recorded a total of 25 different dragonfly & damselfly species. 

  • Birdfair award
    8th August 2017

    BDS will be at the Birdfair 18-20 August

  • Children making craft dragonflies
    26th July 2017

    Success at Dragonfly Day at Wicken Fen NT: on Sunday 23rd July, the last day of Dragonfly Week.

  • 26th July 2017

    International Congress on Odonatology: A major event took place at the Dragonfly Centre in Wicken Fen on Tuesday 18th July

  • 11th July 2017

    Take up the challenge and join in with our new, nationwide citizen science survey!

    Why We Need to Count our Dragonflies

    We must know more about dragonflies if we are to protect them and understand what they are indicating about the state of other wildlife. That is why we are challenging you to take action and join in with The Dragonfly Challenge!

  • 11th July 2017

    Dragonfly Week (15th to 23rd July) - events and activities nationally to view and celebrate these marvellous insects!

  • 11th July 2017

    BDS on Radio 2  - Simon Mayo's 'Drive time' hears from Doctor Dragonfly !

  • Red veined Darter by Christophe Brochard
    14th June 2017

    Record Numbers of Migrant Dragonflies hit the UK