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Published and distributed to members twice a year in Spring and Autumn, Dragonfly News includes a diverse mix of news and articles on the Society and dragonfly topics more generally. The focus is on dragonflies recorded in the UK and features include members photos and dragonfly stories, focuses on particular dragonfly sites and what to find there and features articles from members, experts and others active in the field of dragonflies, an extensive ‘Young Naturalist’ section aimed at younger Dragonfly fans, plus much more.
We welcome articles for inclusion in Dragonfly News. If you are interested in writing an article for our magazine, contact our Conservation Outreach Officer.
Our e-newsletter is sent out monthly to members by email. Named Hawker, it is packed with news, links to features and notices of upcoming events.
Some of the stories are available on our Latest News page.
Image: Common Hawker by Kris Gibb.
The highly respected Journal of the British Dragonfly Society is published and distributed to members twice a year. It contains articles relating to dragonflies and damselflies and their habitats, covering mainly the UK but also looking at European species where there is relevance to the UK. Articles are written by academics and amateurs and reviewed by experts prior to publication.
Articles for publication can be submitted by anyone and assistance can be provided to help a new author.
Articles for publication should be sent to the Editor:
P. J. Mill
8 Cookridge Grove
Leeds LS16 7LH
The following indexes are available to locate a particular article:
A printed copy of a particular article can be obtained by application to our Conservation Officer. It will be provided free of charge to students. Others will be asked for a small donation to the Society to contribute to costs.
PDF scans of Journal back-issues are being progressively made available below. The list is incomplete and the early scans are not at a high resolution, for which we apologise.
Title image : Ruddy Darter by Gordon Gray