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
Talk: On The Origin of Species27th April 2021 at 7.30pm via Zoom
Speaker: James Fradgley How many of you have actually read “On the Origin of Species” by Charles Darwin? Not many, I guarantee, though I agree it is heavy going. However, it’s one of the most scientifically important books ever written, so I think deserves our attention. This […]
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 […]