Events

Dipterists Forum is able to offer bursaries for the summer field meeting in Scotland in June. See: Bursaries for attending DF training courses in 2019

Diptera Workshop at Preston Montford, 2019

-- Location : Shrewsbury

The ‘empids’ form a large group of nearly 400 species consisting

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Staffordshire Invertebrate Science Fair 2019 (SISF_19)

-- Location : Stoke-on-Trent

Annual Entomological event 

More information to follow - check out their Facebook page for updates https://www.facebook.com/staffsbugfest/

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Introduction to ‘Craneflies’ (Tipulidae)

-- Location : Hurst, Reading

Pete Boardman (Bridgnorth). This workshop will provide attendees with an introduction to the natural history of cranflies or daddy long-legs.

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Identifying Hoverflies

-- Location : Shrewsbury

This course is aimed at the novice hoverfly recorder and will take participants through all aspects of hoverfly identification using a mixture of set material, field collection and powerpoint prese

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Field ID of Flies

-- Location : Reading

2019 is the Year of the Fly, so celebrate these misunderstood invertebrates with our Field ID of Flies training course.

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Dipterists Forum Summer Meeting, Central Scotland

-- Location : Stirling University

 

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Bees, Hoverflies and Flowers: Pollinators and Pollination

-- Location : London

Bees, hoverflies and other pollinating insects play an enormously important role in natural habitats and agricultural systems alike.

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Identifying Hoverflies

-- Location : East Bergholt, Suffolk

The course will appeal to anyone with an interest in the natural world. You won’t need any prior knowledge just a willingness to immerse yourself in the life of hoverflies for a day.

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Picture-winged Flies Identification Workshop

-- Location : Yarwell, Northants

Introduction to some families of flies with patterned wings. Includes Tephritidae, Ulidiidae, Pallopteridae. Also points out other fly families with some patterned-wing members.

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Identifying Difficult Invertebrates

-- Location : Shrewsbury

Not specifically focused on Diptera, but flies are one of the groups included under the heading "difficult invertebrates" for the purposes of this course!

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