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Dear All,

Here is the Agenda of the regioanl meeting of the BENHS at the Manchester Museum.

Everyone is welcome!

 

BRITISH ENTOMOLOGICAL & NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY

REGIONAL MEETING AT MANCHESTER MUSEUM

Saturday 7th June 2014

INVERTEBRATE RECORDING IN THE NORTH WEST

Morning Session

10.30             Arrival           Tea, coffee and biscuits provided

10.45             Introduction and welcome

11.10             Manchester Museum’s spider collections: Dmitri Logunov (Manchester Museum)

11.45             Ichneumon recording in north-west Yorkshire: Bill Ely (Hymenoptera recorder)

12.15             The Ancient Britons: Freshwater subterranean amphipods are the oldest fauna of Great Britain and Ireland: Graham Proudlove (British Cave Research Association; Manchester Museum)

13.00             Lunch             Bring your own or visit the Museum cafe.

Afternoon Session

14.00          Delivering effective training, resources and personal development to 21 st century natural historians: Richard   Burkmar  (Field Studies Council)

14.35             Beetle Recording in the North West: Don Stenhouse (Stenecology)

15.10             Opportunity to have a tour of the entomology collections

16.00             Close of meeting and tea

 

To register, please contact

Claudia Watts        regmtgsec@benhs.org.uk

                                   0794 706 7001

 

DIRECTIONS TO THE VENUE:

The meeting will be held at:

Manchester Museum

The University of Manchester

Oxford Road

Manchester

M13 9PL

By Bus:

The Museum is served by many bus routes, including the 41, 42, 43, 48, 111, 85, 86, 147 (weekdays only) and 250. If getting the 41, 42, 43, 48,111 or 147 (towards Piccadilly Gardens), get off at The University of Manchester Students’ Union stop, turn right up Oxford Road and the Museum is a couple of minutes away. If getting the 85, 86 or 250 (towards Piccadilly Gardens), get off at the Royal Northern College of Music stop, turn right onto Oxford Road, go under the bridge with the shopping precinct on your right and the Museum is a few minutes walk away.

By Rail:

The nearest station is Oxford Road. From Oxford Road station, turn right along Oxford Road and walk for about 15 minutes until you get to the Museum or take any bus heading away from the city centre. From Piccadilly Station take service 147 from the Fairfield Street exit (weekdays only) or walk to Piccadilly Gardens and take one of the many buses that go to Oxford Road (including the 41, 42, 43, 48, 111, 85, 86 and 250). From Victoria Station, take the free Metroshuttle bus number 2 to Oxford Road Station and follow the directions above.

By car

Parking

Booth Street West (Car Park D) Monday-Friday, 6am-midnight:  £3 for 3 hours. £5 for 6 hours. £2 after 4pm until midnight  Saturday and Sunday, 6am-midnight:  £2 all day

Visitors with disabilities can park outside the main entrance (limited spaces). Please see the Museum’s Accessibility page on their website for details. http://www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/yourvisit/accessibility/

 

 

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