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BDS Spring Meeting, Knutsford

Saturday, 30 March 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Knutsford Methodist Church. Princess Street, Knutsford, Cheshire. WA16 6BY
Knutsford Methodist Church, Princess Street
Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6BY United Kingdom


9:30 Arrival and registration
10:00 Welcome
10:10 Problems and possibilities in freshwater invertebrate conservation. Professor Steve Ormerod (Cardiff University professor, and Buglife Chairman)
10:40 Body size responses of British Odonata and Chironomidae to latitude and warming temperature (Rungtip Wonglersak, London Natural History Museum)
11:10 Break
11:40 Butterfly Brothers
12:10 Saving Species- getting the word out (Fiona Mckenna, BDS)
12:40 Lunch
13:30 Start of County Dragonfly Recorder breakout meeting (runs until 14.30)
14:00 BDS Project Updates (Ellie Colver, BDS)
14:30 County Dragonfly Recorders re-join main talk
14:40 Beyond aerofoils: mechanosensation of the dragonfly wings (Dr Huai-Ti Lin, Imperial College London)
15:10 Break
15:40 Wrexham Industrial Estate Living Landscape Scheme (North Wales Wildlife Trust)
16:10 Q&A and Summary
16:30 End

Shops Attending Event

The British Dragonfly Society Shop

Pemberley Books, Specialist Natural History Booksellers


Getting there

By car: Multiple car parks within 5 mins walk see on google maps here

By train: Knutsford station within 10 mins walk see on google maps here


Donation suggestions £10 non-members £5 members. Bring lunch.
Additional Info
Refreshments provided.