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Identifying Dragonflies and Damselflies

  • NON-RESIDENT: £176

This course is now historical and therefore no bookings can be taken. Explore our current programme of courses here

Thank you for your interest in our course. The accommodation at the centre is full, however we work closely with the local B&Bs to offer participants the chance to attend as a non-resident and stay within the local area. If you would like to attend as a non-resident provisionally book your place on the course and then confirm your accommodation. Please follow the link for B&B contact details /media/1776560/2015-bb-leaflet.pdf. The non-resident price includes evening meal and packed lunch.



This short course introduces the identification, life histories, behaviour and conservation of dragonflies and damselflies. Field excursions are complemented by indoor activities using a comprehensive collection of photographs and specimens of these beautiful and fascinating insects.

Designed for amateur naturalists, university students and countryside professionals it is also suitable for anyone involved in biological recording schemes at a local or county level.

Bursaries are available for this course. Please contact FSC Flatford Mill for details.

Steve Cham is a national co-ordinator of the UK Dragonfly Recording Network and a regular leader of this course at Flatford Mill.

Accreditation: This course is part of the University Certificate in Biological Recording run jointly with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). There is assessment of learning on the course through, for example, identification tests, producing survey reports or field journals, working through keys and other various pieces of work. Credits from these assessments contribute towards the University Certificate in Biological Recording and Species Identification. To gain University Credits you must register in advance.

To do this, please contact the

Division of Biology and Conservation Ecology Manchester Metropolitan University (Shrewsbury Office),
The Gateway,

Telephone: 01743 355137 E-mail: [email protected]

For more information about the course please visit the MMU website: http://www.sste.mmu.ac.uk/recording/ The course is also suitable for non-credit students.

Further Information

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This course is now historical and therefore no bookings can be taken. Explore our current programme of courses here.

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