Unpublished Press & Media

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  • 8th December 2015

    This autumn, the BDS has been a partner in a trial peatland restoration project in Glen Affric, the Scottish Highlands. It is hoped that positive results from this project will encourage others to carry out similar restoration on some of our most important, and threatened, habitats.

  • 1st December 2015

    The dates for Dragonfly Week 2016 have been set, from the 23rd-31st July 2016. We look forward to another week of fantastic dragonfly themed events running nationally!

  • 26th November 2015

    Published last week in the peer reviewed journal PeerJ, a study by Powney et al has revealed fascinating information on dragonfly winners and losers in response to environmental factors. This work was based on analysis of the Dragonfly Recording Network data.

  • 22nd October 2015

    We are very sad to announce the death of Dr. Norman Moore, ecologist, entomologist, author and gentleman.

  • University Campus Suffolk
    9th October 2015

    BDS Annual Meeting 2015 was held at University Campus Suffolk (Ipswich Waterfront) on Saturday 14th November. 

  • 30th September 2015

    The Dragonflies App is available now.

  • 24th September 2015

    The Natural History Museum have plans to update their grounds, at the expense of the hugely popular and unique wildlife garden. Join us in a petition to ask the Museum to re-think the design.

  • 22nd September 2015

    The UK Awards for Biological Recording 2015 are coming up, rewarding those who give outstanding contributions to biological recording. However, the NBN have so far received no nominations at all for young people (under the age of 18)! 

  • BDS team holding the award
    26th August 2015

    The recent Birdfair at Rutland Water was a big success for BDS and we were awarded second place in the Best Conservation Stand catgeory. 

  • 3rd August 2015

    Expert ecologists at the Royal Society of Biology have come up with a list of ten of their favourite species and now they want to know what the rest of the UK thinks. Included among them is the Emperor Dragonfly, so here's your opportunity to vote for the UK's biggest and most stately dragon in a national poll. To see all the candidates and pick your favourite, visit the RSB's Favourite UK Insect page. Can you risk voting for anyone other than the Emperor?