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Introduction to Dragonflies and Damselflies
- Saturday, 8 July 2023
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This beginner course presents a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of dragonflies and damselflies, the Odonata! You will be introduced to their fascinating life cycles and ecology before observing the different life stages in action out in the field.
The day will be rounded off by exploring how you can take your interest further and actively contribute to the conservation of this group of insects.
This course will cover:
- Understanding where dragonflies and damselflies are placed in the animal kingdom
- Introduction to dragonflies and damselflies and understanding the differences between them
- A detailed description of the life cycle of dragon and damselflies
- How to go about finding and observing dragonflies and damselflies
- Weather permitting, close up observation of individuals in the field
- An overview of the species diversity of dragonflies and damselflies in the UK
- An explanation of how to take your interest further and actively contribute to the conservation of dragonflies and damselflies
- Booking required.