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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Identifying Solitary Wasps at Bishops Wood

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

his short course is for anyone who would like to learn about the identification and ecology of these solitary insects. Time will be spent in the field observing and discussing the requirements of a variety of genera found around the Centre grounds. There will also be an opportunity to study and identify prepared specimens to species using a variety of entomological keys.

Ian Cheeseborough is self-employed in the field of habitat management and entomological surveys, mainly in Shropshire. He has been studying Aculeate Hymenoptera – bees, wasps and ants for the past sixteen years and is County Recorder for this group of insects. He also runs a number of courses on Aculeates at Preston Montford FSC.

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for beginners

Cost details

Adult £40

Register in Advance

To attend this event please register in advance.

Did you know?

Flea jumping

Fleas use their leg joints as levers to crouch down, before springing up to 200 times their body length.

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