Events

Identifying Hoverflies

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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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Pensthorpe Bird and Wildlife Fair 2019

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Location : Fakenham

The Dipterists Forum will have a stand at the Norfolk Bird and Wildlife Fair this year. 

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Upland Diptera: Cader Idris

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Visiting the most southerly mountain in Snowdonia to explore base
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Dipterists Forum Summer Meeting, Central Scotland

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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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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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Upland Diptera: Carneddau

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Carneddau is
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Bioblitz at Sandwich Bay, Kent

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Volunteers wanted!

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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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Identifying Difficult Invertebrates

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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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Advanced Mosquito Identification

-- Location : Liverpool

The Tanyptera Project is a five-year initiative (2017-2022) funded by the Tanyptera Trust to promote the study and conservation of insects and other invertebrates in the Lancashire and Cheshire reg

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An Introduction to the Identification of Dolichopodidae flies

-- Location : Liverpool

The Tanyptera Project is a five-year initiative (2017-2022) funded by the Tanyptera Trust to promote the study and conservation of insects and other invertebrates in the Lancashire and Cheshire reg

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BENHS Annual Exhibition 2019

-- Location : London

More details in due course. See BENHS for updates.

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Dipterists Forum Annual Meeting

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Location : Cardiff

We return to Cardiff Museum after several year's absence.  The format of the weekend will follow the traditional format of several talks on Saturday, the AGM after lunch, maybe another talk, then p

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Discovering Diptera: Flies Under the Microscope

-- Location : Loughton

Hoverflies, horseflies, houseflies, fruit flies, soldierflies, bee-flies, craneflies, greenbottles, mosquitoes and more: flies are all around us, but are often overlooked or even actively discourag

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