6th November 2003




Dragonfly experts from all over the country will be winging their way towards the University of Lincoln next weekend for the annual meeting of the British Dragonfly Society.


For the second year in succession the society has chosen the university as the venue for its yearly get-together, which was formerly held in Oxford.


Among the presentations will be an illustrated talk on dragonflies in Borneo by Rory Dow, an account of a visit to Bulgaria by David Smallshire and Andy McGeeney and a talk on the Hope Entomological Collections at Oxford University’s Natural History Museum.


“The meeting offers an opportunity for both professional scientists and amateur entomologists to learn more about dragonflies,” said Dorothy Gennard, a lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Lincoln.


Scientists and members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting on Saturday 15th November 2003, which will begin at 10am and finish at 5pm. Please note that there is a £3 charge for refreshments.


The meeting will take place in lecture theatre 1102 in the Lincoln School of Architecture building.


If you would like further details, or if you wish to attend the meeting, contact Dorothy Gennard on Lincoln 886885 or email her at dgennard@lincoln.ac.uk


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