Training courses in 2014

Saturday 18 January 2014 - Identifying and recording Soldierflies and their allies Workshop for the British Entomological and Natural History Society, held at the Natural History Museum, London This workshop will introduce the group and take you through the steps required to gain experience of identifying the species, based on the keys in "British Soldierflies and their allies" (Alan Stubbs and Martin Drake), the second edition of which is due to be published soon. Led by Martin Harvey. For details and how to book see: 

Friday 30 May to Sunday 01 June: Hoverflies, Soldierflies and Robberflies: an Introduction to Diptera Field Studies Council weekend course at Flatford Mill We will explore the natural history and ecology of these groups and visit a range of habitats, finding and photographing flies and observing their behaviour. Back in the lab identification will be taken to species level, using a mix of photography, microscopes and voucher collections. Led by Martin Harvey. For details and booking see:

Courses on other Diptera groups See also the various events listed here: