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July 2022

Bystock DWT Reserve and Squabmoor Reservoir (Entomology Section)

Sun. 3 July 2022 at 10:00 am

Field trip to look for Small Red and Red-eyed Damselflies, Downy Emerald, Keeled Skimmer and Golden-ringed Dragonfly. Meet at the Bystock entrance off road at SY034843 (alternatively at Squabmoor car park SY038844). Close-focus binoculars…

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Lower Sharpham Farm Rewilding Project (Entomology Section)

Sat. 23 July 2022 at 10:00 am

A field trip to see the Lower Sharpham Farm (Ambios) Rewilding Project. The farm has been managed as a re-wilding project for several years with light low intensity grazing from Galloway cows and a…

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August 2022

Bellever Moth Night (Entomology Section)

Sat. 6 August 2022 at 8:15 pm

This is a Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust moth recording event held in association the DA, Forestry England, Butterfly Conservation, and Devon Moth Group. Led by Barry Henwood (Devon Moth Group) 01626 364080 and Paul…

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Braunton Burrows NNR (Entomology Section)

Tue. 23 August 2022 at 10:00 am

A joint meeting with Butterfly Conservation (BC). Leaders: Kim Leaver and Jamie Buxton-Gould (BC). Meet at Crow Point car park SS46883291 (parking is £2.00).

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September 2022

Cancelled – Identification Workshop on female Andrena Bees (Entomology Section)

Sat. 24 September 2022 at 10:30 am
The Kenn Centre, Exeter Road
Kennford, Devon EX6 7UE

Unfortunately we have had several cancellations for this event and we have decided, with regret that we cannot now go ahead with it this year. We do hope to reschedule in the next year…

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October 2022

The Colour and Optics of Insect Wings (Entomology Section)

Sat. 8 October 2022 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

An illustrated talk by Peter Vukusic. Peter is the Professor of BioPhotonics at the School of Physics at Exeter University and he will talk to us about the fascinating work he has been doing…

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January 2023

AGM 2023 (Entomology Section)

Sat. 21 January 2023 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

The Section's AGM will be followed by a talk: “The secret world of the undergrowth” to be given by John Walters, noted wildlife photographer and ecology consultant.

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May 2023

Visit to Woodbury Common (Entomology Section)

Sat. 20 May 2023 at 10:00 am

East Devon Meeting. A day of invertebrate surveying on the Pebblebed Heaths. This will be a joint meeting with the British Entomological & Natural History Society. Location: Woodbury Castle car park, grid reference SY0319…

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June 2023

Visit to Braunton Burrows NNR (Entomology Section)

Thu. 1 June 2023 at 10:00 am

North Devon Meeting. A day of invertebrate surveying, with a focus on solitary bees and wasps and bumblebees. This will be a joint meeting with Bumblebee Conservation Trust. Location: Braunton Burrows car park, grid…

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July 2023

Visit to Seawardstone (Entomology Section)

Sat. 15 July 2023 at 10:30 am

South Devon Meeting. A day of invertebrate surveying in a mixed area of field, hedgerow and mixed wood. Location: Seawardstone, grid reference SX7834 5126; what3words guilty.unafraid.moods.

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October 2023

Bees & Wasps of Lower Sharpham Barton Farm (Entomology Section)

Sat. 28 October 2023 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

“The Bees and Wasps of Lower Sharpham Barton Farm”. A talk by Kim Leaver. Lower Sharpham Barton Farm, overlooking the Dart near Ashprington, is the home of Ambios, the lively conservation training organisation co-founded…

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January 2024

AGM 2024 (Entomology Section)

Sat. 20 January 2024 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

Section AGM at 2.30pm followed by a talk to be given by Liam Olds: “Spoilt for choice: Invertebrates of Colliery Spoil Habitats”.

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