Introducing the Dragonfly Drone of the future

The company Animal Dynamics have announced that they have successfully created a four winged drone inspired by the humble dragonfly. Dragonflies hold the title of being the best flyers in the animal; anyone who has watched a fight between two territorial Emperors will understand why- their aerial agility cannot be beat! As a result, the … Continued

Free Climate Change Adaptation Manual for Land Managers

Our climate is changing rapidly and it is essential that the potential impacts are taken into account when developing management plans for reserves and other green spaces. To assist with this process Natural England and the RSPB have published an Adaption Manual which “support[s] practical and pragmatic decision-making, by bringing together recent science, experience and … Continued

Froglife Launches Wildlife Gardening App

Thinking about adding a pond to your garden or green space? Froglife have launched a new app to help guide you in designing a pond that attracts wildlife and that is suitable for your patch.   To download the app search for “Froglife” on the Google Play Store! Image by Natural England

White-legged Damselfly Investigation Spring 2020 report

The White-legged Damelfly flight season is almost upon us and the British Dragonfly Society is asking members of the public to keep an eye out for this charismatic insect as part of the White-legged Damselfly Investigation Project. With the assistance of County Dragonfly Recorders ecologists at the BDS have mapped the existing and historic White-legged … Continued

Guide to Spring Garden Dragonflies

We are right at the beginning of the dragonfly season and spring species are starting to emerge. We have created a quick guide to dragonflies you can see on the wing in April and May. Have a go at spotting them in your garden or while you’re out doing your daily exercise.   Report a … Continued