An introduction to the dragonflies and damselflies of Ireland (in conjunction with Monaghan County Council)

Thursday, 15 August 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM [GST]

Ballybay Wetlands Centre, Derryvalley, Ballybay, Co. Monaghan, A75 E268, Ireland

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Thursday, 15 August 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM [GST]

Workshop Leader: Robert Thompson

Venue: Ballybay Wetlands Centre, Co. Monaghan

Date: Thursday, 15th August

Time: 10:00 - 16:00 (field work included)

Audience: Beginner to intermediate recorders

Fee: €30 standard; €20 student

During this workshop we will look at the features used to identify Ireland’s Dragonfly and Damselfly species, where to find them, and helpful suggestions on identification resources. The morning will consist of a short introduction to the Dragonfly Ireland 2019 – 2024 project, followed by an illustrated talk with particular emphasis on key identification features. In the afternoon we will explore Ballybay Wetlands to practice field skills. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those wishing to refresh their identification skills.

National Biodiversity Data Centre

http://www.biodiversityireland.ie

The National Biodiversity Data Centre is a national organisation for the collection, collation, management, analysis and dissemination of data on Ireland’s biological diversity. Biodiversity data are a key requirement for understanding our natural surroundings, for tracking change in our environment and for gaining a greater insight on how we benefit from, and impact upon, the ecosystem goods and services provided by biological diversity; a national asset which contributes at least €2.6 billion to the Irish economy each year. The Data Centre was established by the Heritage Council in 2007 and is funded by the Heritage Council and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The Centre is operated under a service level agreement by Compass Informatics Limited, an information and location technologies company focused on applications in natural resources and planning. National Biodiversity Data Centre Beechfield House WIT West Campus Carriganore Co. Waterford

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