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2 Day Bee (and Hoverfly) Identification

Steven Falk, author and entomologist, is running a 2 day Bee and Hoverfly identification course. Attendees can do 100% bee work if they wish. Steven will show you how to identify, record and (where necessary) collect these important pollinators and explain their ecology and conservation requirements. Microscopes and specimens will be provided and there will also be local excursions to see living bees and hoverflies in a variety of habitats (on the beautiful Oxfordshire Downs near the famous White Horse).

Berrycroft Farm, West Oxfordshire

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July 15 & 16 2017

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2 Day Bee (and Hoverfly) Identification Workshop

Steven Falk, author and entomologist, is running a 2 day course looking at bees and hoverflies. Attendees can do 100% bee work if they wish. This will include an introduction to the key differences between various bee genera, and work on prepared specimens using a microscope using Steve's widely available and much-praised keys.

Berrycroft Farm, West Oxfordshire

Price: £70 for 2 days (accommodation not included)

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May 20 & 21 2017

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Sat, 20/05/2017

Wasps

Can anybody help me please? I live in the Wrexham area, and I know it is Dec 16th, but I have seen a wasp in my conservatory

today. Is it normal to see these at this time of the year. It certainly surprized me.

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An introduction to Aculeate identification - Reading

A workshop presented by Mike Edwards, part of the British Entomological & Natural History Society 2016 workshop series.  A one day workshop taking place at the BENHS headquarters at Dinton Pastures near Reading.  The workshop will start with an introductory presentation and then move into the collections room to use the microscopes and reference collection for practical identification of specimens. Please feel free to bring your specimens to the workshop.  Booking is essential and is open to non-BENHS members.

Date: 26 November 2016 10:30 am - 4:00 pm 

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26 November 2016

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Sat, 26/11/2016

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