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June 2019

Wheatland Farm (Botany & Entomology Sections)

Sun. 9 June 2019 at 11:00 am

 As well as providing holiday accommodation, the 21-acre Wheatland Farm at Winkleigh is managed for wildlife, and includes the 7-acre Popehouse Moor SSSI. The Botany Section last visited in 2009, so it will be…

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Moth trapping in New England Wood (Entomology Section)

Fri. 14 June 2019 at 9:00 pm

Leader: Barry Henwood 01626 364080. New England Wood is at SX 597543. Nearest postcode is PL7 5BA. From the A38 at the Lee Mill junction, following signs to Yealmpton. After approximately a mile at…

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Moth trapping in the Dart Valley (Entomology Section)

Fri. 21 June 2019 at 9:00 pm

Leader: Barry Henwood (01626 364080). Dart Valley Devon Wildlife Trust Reserve. Meet at Newbridge car park SX711708, nearest post code TQ13 7NT. There will be a walk before it gets dark then moth trapping…

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July 2019

Visit to Bystock Ponds (Entomology Section)

Sat. 13 July 2019

A visit to Bystock Ponds Devon Wildlife Trust Reserve. This reserve has only been owned by the DWT since 2016 and is part of the East Devon Pebble Bed Heaths. Perhaps better known for…

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August 2019

Visit to Prewley Moor (Entomology Section)

Sun. 4 August 2019 at 10:00 am

A visit to Prewley Moor, near Okehampton. Leader Dave Smallshire. This is a joint meeting with the British Dragonfly Society (Devon Group) to look for Southern Damselfly, Golden-ringed Dragonfly and Keeled Skimmer at an…

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September 2019

Beetle ID Workshop 1 (Entomology Section)

Sat. 14 September 2019 at 10:30 am
The Kenn Centre, SX 914 866
Kennford, Devon

This beetle identification workshop will focus on Carabidae. The Coleoptera are a huge order with over 4,000 species occurring in the UK but the Carabidae or Ground Beetles are much more manageable with only…

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October 2019

Gills, tails and sexual orgies (Entomology Section)

Sat. 26 October 2019 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH
£2 – £3

An illustrated talk by Robin Wootton entitled "Gills, tails and sexual orgies: the fascinating Mayflies". The Ephemeroptera rarely feature in our programmes but Robin seeks to right this omission and give us an insight…

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January 2020

AGM 2020 (Entomology Section)

Sat. 18 January 2020 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

Annual General Meeting followed by:  What Inspired Me! Images and other representations of insects have long played a cultural role in human society from the earliest depictions of honeybees over 5,000 years ago (and…

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March 2020

Cancelled: Potters on the Heath (Entomology Section)

Sat. 21 March 2020 at 2:30 pm
The Kenn Centre, SX 914 866
Kennford, Devon

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. More fascination awaits us with further insights from John Walters on…

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June 2020

Cancelled: Visit to the Tiverton Canal (Entomology Section)

Sun. 7 June 2020 at 10:00 am

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. A joint meeting of the DA's Entomology Section and the British…

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August 2020

Cancelled: Moth recording (Entomology Section)

Fri. 7 August 2020 at 8:45 pm

This event has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. Moth recording at Andrew’s Wood, Loddiswell, led by Barry Henwood. Meet at 8:45pm in the car-park…

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February 2021

AGM 2021 (Entomology Section)

Sat. 27 February 2021 at 2:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing The Annual General Meeting of the Entomology Section. Important notes If you would like to join this meeting, please contact the Organiser (details below). You will in…

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