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July 2017

Hymenoptera in Exmouth (Entomology Section)

Sat. 8 July 2017 at 10:00 am

The Maer, Exmouth. Meet on the side of Maer Road (SY010802) at 10am to look for Hymenoptera which should be abundant at this site. Leader John Walters. A report and photos of the event…

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Moth trapping at Loddiswell (Entomology Section)

Fri. 14 July 2017 at 9:00 pm
Andrews Wood Loddiswell, TQ7 4EA + Google Map

Andrew’s Wood, Loddiswell SX713520 / TQ7 4EA. Meet 9:00 pm. Leader: Barry Henwood 01626 364080 Directions: From A38, take A3121 turn-off towards Ugborough/Yealmpton, then turn left onto B3196. Go straight across the junction at…

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August 2017

Moths at Yarner (Entomology Section)

Sat. 5 August 2017 at 9:00 am

Meet 9:00 am. Examining moth traps set the previous evening at Yarner Wood. Leader: Barry Henwood. Location: Woodland Centre, Yarner Wood, East Dartmoor NNR SX784789. DIRECTIONS Follow brown signs to East Dartmoor NNR from Bovey…

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September 2017

Wembury and the Yealm estuary (Entomology Section)

Sat. 16 September 2017 at 10:00 am

Wembury and the Yealm estuary. Meet at 10 am. This meeting has been specifically arranged as a celebration of Col. J W Yerbury, a distinguished entomologist whose publications included an extensive two part List…

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October 2017

Talking rot about Devon (Entomology Section)

Sat. 28 October 2017 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

“Talking rot about Devon – Devon’s best places for saproxylic invertebrates”. An illustrated talk by Keith Alexander.

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January 2018

AGM 2018 (Entomology Section)

Sat. 20 January 2018 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

AGM. Followed by: “The Horrid Ground Weaver”, an illustrated talk by John Walters.

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March 2018

The Beauty and Science of Dragonfly Flight (Entomology Section)

Sat. 17 March 2018 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH
£2 – £3

An illustrated talk by our own Dr Robin Wootton whose primary research field was in insect flight mechanics and who has regaled us in the past in his own inimitable style. He will use…

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May 2018

Stover Country Park (Entomology Section)

Sun. 27 May 2018 at 10:00 am
Stover Country Park, SX833751
Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 6QG

This is one of the prime Dragonfly sites in Devon and the focus will be on local specialities: Hairy Dragonfly and Downy Emerald. Optional visit to private ponds nearby after lunch to look for…

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June 2018

Moth trapping at Warleigh Point (Entomology Section)

Fri. 1 June 2018 at 9:00 pm
Warleigh Point, SX450608
Tamerton Foliot, Plymouth, Devon PL5 2SL

Meet at the venue at 9:00pm and see what is attracted to the traps. If the weather looks unsettled please contact the leader by 6:30pm to check the event is still happening. Leader: Barry…

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Locks Park Farm (Botany & Entom. Sections)

Sun. 17 June 2018 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Meet at Locks Park Farm, Hatherleigh, EX20 3LZ (SS518023) at 10.00. Bring lunch. Finish around 4.00pm. This is a joint meeting between the Botany and Entomology Sections. We will be able to enjoy flowering…

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July 2018

Whiddon Deer Park (Entomology Section)

Sat. 21 July 2018 at 10:00 am

Whiddon Deer Park is one of the Devon’s best parkland sites for veteran trees and we expect to see some interesting saproxylic (wood-eating) species. Meet and leave vehicles at Whiddon Farm NT Ranger Base…

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August 2018

Teigngrace DWT Reserve (Entomology Section)

Sat. 18 August 2018 at 10:30 am

A visit to the new Teigngrace DWT Reserve in the Bovey Basin. Situated on the Wray Valley trail and adjacent to the A38. Access is on foot over the footbridge. John Walters will lead…

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