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
Bournemouth University Inaugural Lecture: What it means to be a monkey on the planet of the people24th January 2019 at 6.30pm (entry) for 7pm start
Speaker: Professor Amanda Korstjens Professor Korstjens is a behavioural ecologist, who studies animals in their natural environments. Her work has taken her around the world to places such as Indonesia, Côte d’Ivoire, Costa Rica and Uganda. Professor Korstjens’s current research explores subjects such as the influence of climate change and human disturbance on primate distribution […]
Lecture: Wilding of Knepp Estate5th February 2019 at 7.30pm
Speaker: Isabella Tree Knepp is the in-place amongst naturalists, the most successful rewilding project ever conducted in the UK. Will also be doing book signing. Recommend her book called ‘Wildling’ if you wish to know about farming, trees, deer, conservation, soil, worms, Turtle Doves, Purple Emperors, our ecological history (no, it wasn’t all trees, it […]
Lecture: Badgers9th February 2019 at 2.30pm
Speaker: Jonathan MacGowan A look at their habits: sometimes they are considered a misunderstood omnivore.