This beginner course presents a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of dragonflies and damselflies! You will be introduced to their fascinating life cycles before observing the different life stages in action out in the field.

The day will be rounded off by exploring how you can take your interest further and actively contribute to the conservation of this group of insects.


Tutor: Sue Rees-Evans

Sue Rees Evans is the Shropshire County recorder for Dragonflies and the Odonata Tsar for the Shropshire Ecological Data Network. Sue has also written and manages the Shropshire Dragonflies website which serves as an online atlas and hosts the Shropshire Dragonfly Watch flight season blog. With a real enthusiasm for hands on teaching, Sue has taught numerous courses on Dragonfly and Damselfly identification over the last 10 years for the FSC, various Wildlife Trusts, the National Trust and numerous projects such as Biolinks, Invertebrate Challenge and Cold-blooded and Spineless. .