The Society has extensive collections of butterflies and moths from both the UK and abroad, with smaller collections of other insect groups, such as dragonflies and beetles. We have regular, well illustrated talks, throughout the year and field trips and mothings at local sites, through the summer months.
Great Big Dorset HedgeOctober 18, 2023
Many of you will have attended the talk about the Great Big Dorset Hadge Project given by Julie Leah on Tuesday 3rd October. More information about the project and how to volunteer for it was given in Julie’ last slides which you can view here
BNSS Photography Competition 2022 Exhibition and Awards CeremonyApril 14, 2023
The BNSS Photography Competition 2022 Exhibition and Awards Ceremony will take place on: 22nd April 2023 at: 2.30pm-6pm Event will be “in house” in the BNSS Lecture Theatre details of results here
BNSS Launches 2021 Photographic CompetitionMarch 31, 2021
New Chair of Photography Eleni Dimitriou has launched the 2021 Photographic Competition with 3 categories Plants & Fungi, Landscapes and Wildlife. For full details see poster below.
Mosquitoes, covid-19 & dogsMarch 1, 2021
In a ‘Zoom’ talk in January entitled “From mosquito bites to sniffer dogs” new BNSS member and volunteer, entomologist Dr. Sophie Wulff, gave us insight into the work going on at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). She started by describing what is known about how female mosquitoes detect humans in order […]