Killer shrimp found in UK waters

A new invasive species is spreading in UK Water bodies.  An invasive shrimp species has reached the UK after spreading across Europe from the Ponto-Caspian region of Eastern Europe.  The shrimp Dikerogammarus villosus has been dubbed the ‘Killer Shrimp’ as it is a ferocious killer of waterlife including damselfly larvae. 

Wicken Fen Dragonfly Day

The BDS and the the Dragonfly Project, in partnership with the National Trust, will be running a Dragonfly Day at Wicken Fen on Saturday 11th June. It’s another example of our partnership in action, working together on behalf of dragonflies.

DRN Recorders Day 2011

The 2011 meeting of the Dragonfly Recording Network will be held on Saturday 12 March at the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust’s Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford. This event is for all dragonfly recorders.

Members Day 2010

The 27th Annual Meeting of the BDS will be held on Saturday 23rd October 2010 at Harper Adams University College, Shropshire.