Into the wilds…
We have talks on a range of subjects, covering all the phyla – amphibians, reptiles, fish and small invertebrates, through to mammals. Speakers range from students to professionals. Numerous field meetings take place throughout the year, usually visiting local nature reserves in Dorset and Hampshire. The BNSS Museum has many zoological exhibits from around the world.
Upcoming Animals events
The Loch Ness Monster or Water horse5th October 2019 at 2.30pm
Speaker: Jonathan McGowan From past to present learn about this enigmatic legendary mystery, that never died. Perhaps it warrants further serious investigation as it only conjures up more questions than answers.
A Wildlife Film Maker’s Selection19th October 2019 at 2.30pm
Speaker: Manuel Hinge Manny has spent a lifetime being a professional cameraman for the BBC (Springwatch, Life on Earth etc), last year filmed a 4-part series for Channel 4 on the new Forest. This will be a special talk for the BNSS featuring some of his favourite sequences and maybe some more old historic films […]
Cetaceans, Conservation and Cruising12th November 2019 at 7.30pm
Speaker: Hazel Pitwood Slides and anecdotes from working as a whale and dolphin watching guide on trips to Iceland, Norway & Svalbard, Canada and Alaska helping passengers to spot and identify whales, dolphins, porpoises and seabirds.
Molecular tools for conservation: study case of the red squirrels in Dorset19th November 2019 at 7.30pm
Speaker: Dr Emilie Hardouin Dr. Emilie Hardouin is a Senior Lecturer in Conservation Genetics at Bournemouth University who has specialised in the study of invasive species. Her talk will focus on her recent study of red squirrel populations in the UK and their genetic uniqueness.
Science WeekMarch 6, 2019
British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths held from 8-17 March 2019. This year’s theme is ‘journeys’ and the BNSS has organised three special adult education lectures around this topic. Lectures are open to all, so if you’re naturally inquisitive and interested in the natural sciences, please feel free […]