The 16th annual Coleopterists Day is being held at Oxford University Museum of Natural History on Saturday 9th February 2019, in collaboration with British Entomological & Natural History Society (BENHS) and Biological Records Centre (BRC).
Programme (download PDF version):
- 10.00 – Arrival tea / coffee / biscuits – Annexe – Pemberley Books stall
- 10.30 – Welcome & Housekeeping – Lecture Theatre
- 10.35 – Mark Gurney – Fear no weevil [Mark's photo of Charagmus griseus is shown, right]
- 10.55 – Jon Webb – Natural England update
- 11.15 – Katy Dainton– Beetle- eating beetles, and other forest pest biocontrol methods
- 11.35 – Jeff Blincow & Tim Newton - “If it doesn’t work, we won’t tell anyone we’ve started – a Saproxylic beetle project at Yardley Chase Training Area”
- 11.55 – Sue Townsend - FSC Field Studies Council: FSC Find Study Coleoptera
- 12.30 – 14.00 – Lunch (Museum café, local pub or bring your own - Annexe)
- 14.15 - Helen Roy, Richard Lewington & Peter Brown – Ladybird field guide Q&A – Annexe
Hope Entomological Collections open 13.00 – 16.00 - For collections use contact Amoret Spooner.
Hope Entomological Library open 12.30 – 16.00 - Please contact Danielle Czerkaszyn with your library requests in advance, as there will not be a librarian working on the day to assist.
No booking needed, unless access is required for a specific collection/ archive.
THERE IS NO PUBLIC PARKING AT THE MUSEUM
For general enquiries please contact contact Amoret Spooner.
Diary date for 2020: the 17th Coleopterists Day will be on 8 February 2020!