This is a diary of upcoming dragonfly-related events, courses, and field trips. You will also find volunteering opportunities at our Dragonfly Hotspot sites listed here.

If you would like us to help advertise a relevant event please contact our Conservation Officer.

 

Event type

Green: BDS and BDS Local Group field meetings and events.

Blue: events the BDS will be present at but not responsible for.

Red: Dragonfly-related events where the BDS is not present.

 

Info for events leaders

The current BDS Risk Assessment and Walk Guidelines can be downloaded here. Please adapt the Risk Assessment if necessary.

Only events sent to us in advance and displayed on our website are covered by BDS insurance (check that your event is displayed before it takes place).

 

Title image: Migrant Hawker by Gareth William Tonks

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June 2019

16 Jun

Beginners course introducing dragonfly larvae.

16 Jun
18 Jun
21 Jun

Northern Damselfly Join British Dragonfly Society Scotland Officers, Andrea and Daniele, to…

22 Jun

Join us to officially launch this Rodley Nature Reserve as a Dragonfly…

22 Jun

Dragonflies of a Celtic Rainforest lake The glacially sculptured lake is in…

23 Jun

Free field meeting event.

23 Jun

Northern Damselfly Join British Dragonfly Society Scotland Officers, Andrea, to learn how…

28 Jun

Free FSC Biolinks event

29 Jun

Free day of talks and walks.

29 Jun
30 Jun

Dragonflies of Warren Heath Fifteen species were seen around this period last…

30 Jun

Shropshire Invertebrates Group meeting.

July 2019

03 Jul
06 Jul

The aim of this course is for participants to identify common species…

07 Jul
07 Jul

A Royal Entomological Society event.

07 Jul

Wide and diverse mix of stands for all hobbyists.

09 Jul

Free FSC Biolinks event

10 Jul

Morning walk to look for a broad range of dragonfly species.

10 Jul
13 Jul

We think that Dragonflies are so awesome that they deserve a whole…

13 Jul

Joint meeting with Freshwater Habitats Trust, to explore the numerous ponds of…

13 Jul

Survey the perimeter of Wyndham's Pool, looking also at the smaller nearby…

14 Jul

Stover Hotspot events – open to the public as well as BDS…

14 Jul

EVERY THURSDAY AND LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH.

16 Jul

£5 FSC Biolinks course

17 Jul

We will walk around the whole pond perimeter checking each access to…

17 Jul
18 Jul
18 Jul
19 Jul
19 Jul
20 Jul
20 Jul

Bramshill Plantation, Thatchers Ford (Blackwater/Whitewater confluence) Investigate old records of White-legged Damselfly…

20 Jul
21 Jul

Join us to celebrate all things Dragonflies at the beautiful Wicken Fen…

21 Jul

Price: Adults £8 (RSPB Members) Adults £10 (Non-Members) Booking essential Join the…

23 Jul

Free FSC Biolinks course.

27 Jul
27 Jul
28 Jul

Joint meeting with Cleveland Naturalists Field Club.

28 Jul

Private farm visit.

28 Jul

Training course for the beginners.

31 Jul

Free Wild About Reading event

August 2019

03 Aug

Foxglove Covert LNR, Catterick Garrison An opportunity to learn more about Dragonflies…

04 Aug

Skipwith Common NNR Joint meeting with Freshwater Habitats Trust to explore the…

04 Aug

Joint meeting with the Devonshire Association (Entomology Section) to look for Southern…

04 Aug

Runnymede / Langham's Pond & meadows This is the first HSBG visit…

04 Aug
07 Aug

Discover Exmoor’s Dragonflies BDS members are welcome to join Dave Smallshire to…

11 Aug
14 Aug

EVERY THURSDAY AND LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH.

16 Aug

Annual 3 day event to raise money for international wildlife projects.

22 Aug

Join us for a celebratory day to launch this site officially as…

September 2019

01 Sep
01 Sep

Stover volunteers help maintain the park for both visitors and wildlife, through…

03 Sep

Free FSC Biolinks event.

14 Sep

EVERY THURSDAY AND LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH.

October 2019

06 Oct
06 Oct

Stover volunteers help maintain the park for both visitors and wildlife, through…

14 Oct

EVERY THURSDAY AND LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH.

21 Oct

Free FSC Biolinks event.

November 2019

03 Nov
03 Nov

Stover volunteers help maintain the park for both visitors and wildlife, through…

14 Nov

EVERY THURSDAY AND LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH.

21 Nov

Free FSC Biolinks event.

December 2019

01 Dec
01 Dec

Stover volunteers help maintain the park for both visitors and wildlife, through…

14 Dec

EVERY THURSDAY AND LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH.

21 Dec

Free FSC Biolinks event.