#PondWatch film showing: Pete the Pond

Pete the Pond is now available to stream on YouTube for a limited time!   Selected for the International Wildlife Film Festival 2022. Directed by Will Clothier. Available until midnight on 13.6.22.   Pete the Pond has spent the last 20 years trying to return Britain’s aquatic wildlife to its former glory. Despite his best … Continued

#PondWatch Photo Competition

Chance to win a copy of Les Larves de Libellules de Die Libellenlarven von Paul-André Robert by Christophe Brochard. Paul-André Robert (1901-1977) was a Swiss artist and naturalist. In Europe Robert is best known for his book Les Libellules (‘Dragonflies’), which appeared in 1958. Less well-known is the fact that Robert began to work on … Continued

Become a Trustee!

The British Dragonfly Society (BDS) is the world’s largest organisation dedicated to the conservation of dragonflies and their wetland habitats. We are looking for Trustees with a range of experience, time and energy to join our Board.   What will you be doing? Participate in meetings and contribute to the Board of Trustees in their … Continued

Rare Winter Damselfly Spotted

Despite the date, a Winter Damselfly (Sympecma fusca) was spotted by Terry Crow on 5 May 2022 at Wildern LNR near Southampton. This is only the second ever recorded from Britain! It’s name relates to the fact adults can be found all year round as it over-winters in its adult form. Its native range includes … Continued