Suffolk's Biological Data Centre

Suffolk Biodiversity Information Service is Suffolk's biological data centre, we have a database with over 6 million records. 
We collate, manage and share species and site data to help inform better decisions and actions to benefit Suffolk's wildlife.

 

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WANTED: Archive Volunteers, Ipswich

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Come to the Hold in Ipswich and help us in the search for sites identified as potential ancient woodland or ancient wood pasture and parkland on historic maps.

Mondays, through the summer of 2024

  • 17th, 24th June
  • 1st, 8th, 22nd, 29th July
  • 5th, 12th, 19th August

Please contact: Hannah Alred, [email protected], for more details or to book a date.




Biodiversity Net Gain

The government has updated the timetable for Mandatory BNG, which was set to commence in November 2023. Developers in England will now be required to deliver 10% “Biodiversity Net Gain” from January 2024 onwards when building new housing, industrial or commercial developments, meaning by law they must deliver a net positive for the local environment, for example, by creating new habitats and green spaces. Biodiversity Net Gain for small sites will still be applicable from April 2024, and implementation for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects remains planned for 2025.




No let-up in the decline of our wildlife

The UK’s wildlife is continuing to decline, according to the State of Nature Report 2023.

Like most other countries worldwide, the UK has seen a significant loss of its plants, animals and fungi. The data from the State of Nature cover, at most, 50 years, but this follows centuries of habitat loss, development and persecution. As a result, the UK is now one of the most nature-depleted countries on Earth.

But the reasons for the decline are clear, and we know conservation actions deliver results for nature. We have never had a better understanding of the State of Nature and what is needed to fix it.

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Forthcoming events

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Anglian Microscopy Group: Pseudoscorpions

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Compost safari • Crowfield Village Hall, Stone Street, Crowfield, Suffolk, IP6 9SZ
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Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management: Online Symposium: Conservation Translocations in Development Mitigations: - Applying The IUCN Guidelines and Best Practice.

Webinar • Level: Suitable for all

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Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management: Introduction to UK Habitat Classification

Online Training • Level: Beginner

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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: Balsam Control

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River Brett
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Mammal Society: Dormouse Ecology & Conservation - Online

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Lowestoft Field Club: Halesworth Millennium Green + Graham's garden

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Meet at 10am on the road by the sewage works TM391767. Another visit to these wetlands adjacent to Halesworth. Finishing at Graham’s house and garden (hopefully, to admire Lizard Orchid in flower).
More details: Mr G Peck, 01986 511027




Bat Conservation Trust: Bat walk around Coldham's Brook & Coldham's Common

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Join Abbey People for a free guided bat walk around Coldham’s Brook and Coldham’s Common as part of Cambridge Nature Network. This is a unique opportunity to hear and see some of the bats in your local environment. We will have special bat detectors to allow us to listen out for the bats as they fly around hunting for insects. Meet us at 9:15pm at the entrance to Coldham’s Brook opposite Just for Pets, 253 Barnwell Road, CB5 8SL (what3words: scale.cloud.sheets). Please note that you will need to wear sturdy comfortable footwear and clothing suitable for the weather, wrap up warm as it will get cooler into the evening. The route will include some uneven, narrow and potentially muddy paths alongside the brook and the common. This event is open to everyone including adults and children, children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.. There is very limited parking available here and the nearest toilets are at Sainsburys. We recommend bringing a torch as it will be dark! Please book your space here: https://abbeypeople.org.uk/events/.
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Halesworth Millennium Green: Plant Hunting, 10–11:30am

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With ecologist and plant enthusiast Dorothy Casey, to look for some of the Green’s mid summer wildflowers and compare today’s list with what we know was here 20 years ago. Find out more about why we manage some areas of the Green so intensively and leave others alone.
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Species Recovery Trust: Around Britain in 25 Sedges Online

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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: Meadow Cut & Rake/ Himalayan Balsam Pulling

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Daws Hall
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Royal Entomological Society: AI in Entomology

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This joint event run by our Data and Electronics & Computing Special Interest Groups will cover questions relating to the dialogue between insect science and emerging artificial intelligence technologies.
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Species Recovery Trust: UK Wildlife and The Law Online

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Field Studies Council: An Introduction to Butterflies and Moths

Location: Flatford Mill, Duration: 3 days Price: £245, Level: Beginner, Tutor: David Brown
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Volunteering with Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Landscape: Stag Beetle Pyramid Building

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Suffolk Bird Group: Redgrave and Lopham Fen

Outdoor meeting. Leader: David Walsh
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Biological Recording Company: How Can We Use Sound to Measure Biodiversity?

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Biological Recording Company: Dragonfly Field Recorder Day

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Royal Entomological Society: Online Talk – Insect epigenetics: challenges and dilemmas

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Join us for our July online talk where Ryszard Maleszka of the Australian National University will discuss the challenges and dilemmas in insect epigenetics.
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Field Studies Council: Discovering Marine Invertebrates

Location: Virtual, Duration: 2 weeks, Price: £35.00, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Ian Powell
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Lowestoft Field Club: Lowestoft

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Meet at 6pm at Uplands Community Centre car park, Ashburnham Way TM515910 (OL40) to explore Grove Road.
More details: Mr. C. Romer, 01502 528869




London Natural History Society: London's Rivers by Sam Facey

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Bat Conservation Trust: NBMP 'Discover your local bats' Workshop, Zoom, Thursday 11th July 2024

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This free beginner's workshop invites you to explore the wonderful world of bats! It will cover bats around the world, in the UK, how they are surveyed, and how you can find these amazing animals in your local area. It will show you how to carry out your first bat count and ways in which you can continue to develop your skills. This workshop will be led by Parvathy Venugopal.
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Mammal Society: Dormouse Ecology & Conservation - In-person

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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: Balsam Control

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River Brett
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Brecks events: Dragon & Damselfly Walk (12pm)

Join us at West Stow to explore the world of these fascinating creatures as they start to emerge across the Country Park! West Stow Country Park (meet at the visitor centre)
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Biological Recording Company: Windermere's Water Quality: From Satellite To River Bank

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Biological Recording Company: Hoverfly Lagoons Project: A Journey into the Past, Present and Future

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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: Bracken Removal

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Tiger Hill, Assington
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Royal Entomological Society: Aphids Special Interest Group (SIG) 2024

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Join our Aphids Special Interest Group at their next online meeting highlighting current aphid research in the UK and internationally and providing an opportunity for discussion.
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Field Studies Council: Birdwatching: Wader Migration

Location: Flatford Mill, Duration: 3 days Price: £205 - £292, Level: Open to all, Tutor: Carl Chapman
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Volunteering with Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Landscape: Stag Beetle Pyramid Building

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Biological Recording Company: State of the UK's Invertebrates Virtual Symposium

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Lowestoft Field Club: Wortham Long Green

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Meet at 10am in the layby near the school, off the A143 at TM083771 (230W). An exploration of these florally diverse grasslands.
More details: Mr A Copping, 01379 642109




Brecks events: Place on the Page: a Creative Writing Workshop

A free writing workshop to put place on the page, meet like-minded writers, and learn practical tips for getting your words out there. Brandon Country Park
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Halesworth Millennium Green: An invertebrate “bioblitz”, 10am–4pm

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Calling all beetle, bug, fly, etc enthusiasts – we’re asking anyone who’s keen and knowledgeable about invertebrates to come and see what they can find all over the Green. We have lots of data from former years but we’d love to add to it, and compare today’s total with what we know from the past.
Please get in touch and come and join in. It’s a big place, and very varied, we welcome all the help we can get.
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Brecks events: The Enchanted Forest – Yoga & Mindfulness Day

Calling all young wizards and witches between the ages of 7 and 11 join us on an extraordinary adventure into the world of the Enchanted Forest. Get ready for a day filled with fun, excitement, and yoga exploration! West Stow Country Park
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Mammal Society: Evening of Talks From Young Marine Mammologists

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Bat Conservation Trust: NBMP Level 1 bat detector workshop online (Zoom)- Monday 22nd July 2024

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This introductory bat detector workshop involves an evening classroom session featuring videos, activities and quizzes. It is designed to provide attendees with an introduction to using a tuneable heterodyne bat detector and fundamental species identification skills, and enable them to participate in a UK-wide survey as part of the National Bat Monitoring Programme (NBMP). The focus is on the NBMP Waterway Survey, how to separate big bats and small bats, and on identification of pipistrelles and Daubenton's bat. The workshop will be led by Philip Briggs.
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Brecks events: Hakuna Matata- Yoga & Mindfulness Summer Camp

Kick start your summer holidays with a day filled with fun, excitement, and yoga exploration in the African savanna! West Stow Country Park
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Field Studies Council: Discovering Garden Birds: Identification and Ecology

Location: Virtual, Duration: 4 weeks, Price: £60.00, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Sandy Hill
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Biological Recording Company: Invertebrate Study Day

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Field Studies Council: Seal Field Skills to Inform Conservation

Location: Virtual, Duration: 4 weeks, Price: £75.00, Level: Intermediate, Tutor: Sue Sayer
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Anglian Microscopy Group: Pollen slides

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Making glycerin jelly & LOCA pollen slides • Crowfield Village Hall, Stone Street, Crowfield, Suffolk, IP6 9SZ 
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Butterfly Conservation, Suffolk: Woodland Walk for Silver-washed Fritillaries and White Admiral

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Field Studies Council: Further Your Suffolk Wildflower Skills

Location: Flatford Mill, Duration: 3 days Price: £205 - £292, Level: Open to all, Tutor: Alanna Cooper
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Mammal Society: Tracks and Signs In-person Workshop

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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: Wildflower Patches Cut & Rake

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Steeple Bumpstead
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Bat Conservation Trust: Scoping Surveys for Arborists - online

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In this Lantra-accredited course, developed by the Bat Conservation Trust and supported by the Arboricultural Association, we will provide you with the awareness of bat ecology, behaviour and legal knowledge you need to carry out tree works with consideration for the potential effects on bats and their habitats. Through a self-guided practical task, our expert tutors will also help you to practice applying method for assessing bat potential trees, identifying any risk of roost destruction or bat disturbance and, where necessary, to seek assistance. This course is the first in a series of 2 courses is designed for to give arboriculture professionals a comprehensive awareness of bats. Participants do not need any prior knowledge before attending this course. Please note this is a basic awareness course - it will not give participants the knowledge or skills to carry out full bat surveys. Enquire for discount details: [email protected]
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Mammal Society: Marine and Coastal Mammals of Western Scotland

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Halesworth Millennium Green: Bat evening walk

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With bat surveyor and enthusiast Alan Miller to look (and listen with detectors) for bats on the Green. Come and enter the twilight world of these airborne insect-predators. Some bats weigh no more than a 2p piece but can pack away 500 insects an hour. Will we find the same species as in our 2016 survey? If you’ve got a bat detector, please bring it along.
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Field Studies Council: Discovering Trees

Location: Virtual, Duration: 4 weeks, Price: £60.00, Level: Introductory, Tutor: Gini Morandi
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Biological Recording Company: Invertebrate Study Day

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London Natural History Society: Fifteen Years of Counting Birds in Sydenham Hill Woods by David Clark

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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape:  Wet Meadow Management

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Rum Bridge Fisheries, Clare
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Lowestoft Field Club: Ellingham Mill and surroundings

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Meet at 10am near the Church TM366919 (OL40). River edge and flood meadows. At this time of the year, late summer flowers and insects should be interesting.
More details: Mr M Smith, 01379 870498/07594 208196




Mammal Society: Beaver Ecology and Conservation (online) workshop

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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: tbc

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Anglian Microscopy Group: Bee legs

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Making slides (suitable for BBKA assessment) • Crowfield Village Hall, Stone Street, Crowfield, Suffolk, IP6 9SZ
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Mammal Society: Dormouse Ecology & Conservation - In-person

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Field Studies Council: Ecology, Surveying and Conservation of Dormice

Location: Flatford Mill, Duration: 2 days Price: £250, Level: Beginner to Early Intermediate, Tutor: Alison Looser
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Suffolk Bird Group: Frampton Marsh

Outdoor meeting. Leader: Adam Faiers
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Field Studies Council: Discovering UK Otters: Biology, Ecology and Conservation

Location: Virtual, Duration: 3 weeks, Price: £45.00, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Vivien Kent
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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape:  Sedge Cutting

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Foxearth Meadows Local Nature Reserve
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Volunteering with Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Landscape: Wetland Site Activity

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Royal Entomological Society: International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2024) – External Event

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Meet the RES at the international insect science event in Kyoto, Japan.
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Field Studies Council: Fungi Field Skills

Location: Virtual, Duration: 2 weeks, Price: £30.00, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Ali McKernan
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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape:  Grassland Management

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Long Melford Green
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Field Studies Council: Discovering Ferns

Location: Virtual, Duration: 3 weeks, Price: £45.00, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Henry Miller
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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: tbc

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Field Studies Council: Botanical Anatomy

Location: Virtual, Duration: 3 weeks, Price: £60.00, Level: Intermediate, Tutor: Dr Karen Van Oostrum
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Species Recovery Trust: Around Britain in 25 Grasses Online

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Field Studies Council: Bird Field Skills

Location: Virtual, Duration: 2 weeks, Price: £20.00, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Anne Brenchley
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Field Studies Council: Discovering Marine Ecology

Location: Virtual, Duration: 4 weeks, Price: £60.00, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Ian Powell
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Biological Recording Company: Bees and Beyond: Ecosystem Services at a Garden Scale

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Volunteering with Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Landscape: Cutting/Popping of Alder

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SSSI Marshes site tbc
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Mammal Society: Beaver Ecology and Conservation (in-person) workshop

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Suffolk Bird Group: Southold Shelter

Outdoor meeting. Leader: Gi Grieco
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Royal Entomological Society: Ento24: Online

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Join us online for Ento24, our flagship conference dedicated to insect science, with opportunities to present your work and hear the latest research from the global entomological community.
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Lowestoft Field Club: Indoor Meeting

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Meet at 7pm, Quaker Hall, 15a Smallgate, Beccles NR34 9AB
Informal meeting and a talk by Tony Brown.




London Natural History Society: Tropical Plant Families in London by Daniel Cahen

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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: tbc

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Field Studies Council: Discovering UK Seals: Identification, Ecology and Conservation

Location: Virtual, Duration: 4 weeks, Price: £60.00, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Sue Sayer 
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Lowestoft Field Club: Lowestoft, Links Road

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Meet at 10am in the Links Road car park, off Corton Road TM552953 (OL40) to explore the car park area and the North Denes. We will be looking for unusual annuals in the newly disturbed soil in the area.
More details: Mr M Smith, 01379 870498/07594 208196




Bat Conservation Trust: Advanced Bat Survey Techniques

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Combining 1 theory day online with three days and two nights in Dorset, attendees will be given theoretical and practical experiences of acoustic lures, harp traps, mist nets and radio tracking. The course will investigate the application of these techniques in line with the BCT’s Bat Surveys for Professional Ecologists: Good Practice Guidelines. The course is suitable for experienced bat surveyors wishing to gain practical experience towards obtaining advanced bat survey licences. It is also possible to just book the online theory day if you are already involved with practical activities locally. Data collected from the course will feed into current research taking place in the area. The field sites are in Dorset and 13 species of bats have been caught in the area.
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Biological Recording Company: A World of Wasps: Researching the Ichneumonid Wasps

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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: Green Lane Management

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Buntry Lane, Kedington
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Field Studies Council: Bee Conservation

Location: Virtual, Duration: 12 hours, Price: £10.00, Level: Beginner, Introductory, Tutor: Self Led - No Tutor  
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Volunteering with Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Landscape: Wader Fencing Removal

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Shotley
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Anglian Microscopy Group: Insect wings

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Making slides of insect wings (suitable for BBKA) • Crowfield Village Hall, Stone Street, Crowfield, Suffolk, IP6 9SZ
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Suffolk Bird Group: Shingle Street and Hollesley Marshes

Outdoor meeting. Leader: Steve Fryett
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Biological Recording Company: Earthworms of the UK Part 2

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Field Studies Council: Discovering Lichens

Location: Virtual, Duration: 4 weeks, Price: £60.00, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Petra Vergunst  
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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: Meadow Management

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Field Studies Council: Discovering Tracks and Signs

Location: Virtual, Duration: 2 weeks, Price: £30.00, Level: Introductory, Tutor: Dan Puplett  
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Suffolk Bird Group: Estonia – A tale of two seasons

Talk by Gi Grieco • Hintlesham Community Centre, Timperleys, Hintlesham IP8 3PS • 7.30pm • £3, non-members most welcome; full-time students free.
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London Natural History Society: Fishes and Habitats of the Thames Estuary by Wanda Bodnar

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Mammal Society: Dormouse Ecology & Conservation - In-person

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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: Leaky Dam Building

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Tiger Hill, Assington
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Biological Recording Company: Sow Wild! and Insect Identification

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Field Studies Council: Discovering Seabirds: Identification, Ecology, and Conservation

Location: Virtual, Duration: 3 weeks, Price: £45.00, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Jack Lucas   
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Field Studies Council: Birdwatching: Autumn Migration

Location: Flatford Mill, Duration: 3 days Price: £205 - £292, Level: Open to all, Tutor: Carl Chapman
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Volunteering with Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Landscape: Blackthorn Hedge Coppicing

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Viking Forest, Shotley
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Lowestoft Field Club: Theberton Woods – Fungus Foray

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Meet at 10am, Theberton Woods is a mixed woodland of mainly deciduous trees, so should provide a good range of fungi.
More details: Mrs V. Rusby, 07944 599007




London Natural History Society: Research in Rewilding: the Good, the Bad and the Boaring by Connor Lovell

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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: Rhododendron / Snowberry Control

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Polstead
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Suffolk Bird Group: Landguard Bird Observatory

Outdoor meeting. Leader: Nigel Odin
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Field Studies Council: Discovering Water Voles: Biology, Ecology and Surveying

Location: Virtual, Duration: 3 weeks, Price: £45.00, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Vivien Kent   
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Mammal Society: Water Vole Ecology, Mitigation and Live-Capture Techniques

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Field Studies Council: Discovering Bryophytes

Location: Virtual, Duration: 4 weeks, Price: £60.00, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Diego Sánchez-Ganfornina  
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Suffolk Bird Group: East Anglia’s Rivers and Coasts: From river snorkelling to world heritage

Talk by Nicola Crockford, RSPB • Woodbridge Community Hall, Station Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 4AU • 7.30pm • £3, non-members most welcome; full-time students free.
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Volunteering with Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Landscape: Heathland Management

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Bixley
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Field Studies Council: Autumn Fungi: Introduction and Beginner Identification

Location: Flatford Mill, Duration: 2 days Price: £160, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Chris Ford
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Butterfly Conservation, Suffolk: Suffolk Butterfly Conservation A.G.M & Members Afternoon 2024

Norfolk AGM 2019 Butterfly Brothers Q&A

Suffolk Butterfly Conservation A.G.M & Members Afternoon 2024
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Anglian Microscopy Group: Marine Plankton

Various small planktonic life forms seen under the microscope
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Guest speaker Elizabeth Beston - SUNDAY MEETING! • Crowfield Village Hall, Stone Street, Crowfield, Suffolk, IP6 9SZ
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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: Rhododendron Control

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East Bergholt
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Suffolk Bird Group: Walton on the Naze

Outdoor meeting. Leader: Ashley Gooding
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Suffolk Bird Group: Birding in Sichuan, China and the Kruger Challenge, South Africa

Talk by Sarah Glyde • Hintlesham Community Centre, Timperleys, Hintlesham IP8 3PS • 7.30pm • £3, non-members most welcome; full-time students free.
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Royal Entomological Society: New Scientist Live 2024 – External Event

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New Scientist Live 2024 Sat 12  - Sun 13  Oct | Schools\\' Day Mon 14 Oct  ExCeL Centre London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL Come and see the RES at New Scientist…
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Royal Entomological Society: Insects as Food and Feed: Delivering insect proteins in the UK

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We are delighted to welcome back our annual Insects as Food and Feed (IAFF) conference in partnership with Michelmores. Join us to hear the latest information and take part in discussions outlining new developments and challenges that face the IAFF sector.
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Field Studies Council: Identifying Broadleaf Trees in Winter

Location: Virtual, Duration: 3 weeks, Price: £45.00, Level: Beginner, Tutor: Gini Morandi  
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Volunteering with Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Landscape: Cut & Rake

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Sizewell
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Lowestoft Field Club: Turkey Hall, Metfield – Fungus Foray

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Meet at 10am. A return to this private site but this time to record fungi.
More details: Mr G Peck, 01986 511027




Suffolk Bird Group: Orfordness weekend trip

Outdoor meeting. Leaders: Gi Grieco and Eddie Bathgate
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Royal Entomological Society: Orthoptera Special Interest Group (SIG) 2024

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Join our Orthoptera Special Interest Group event on the conservation of grasshoppers, crickets and related insects.
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London Natural History Society: How Big is a Buttercup? by John Warren and Botany Section AGM

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Bat Conservation Trust: British bats, their ecology and conservation - 6 session course

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Online course with 6 live, weekly workshops lasting 60-90 minutes online with opportunities to interact with the tutors on Zoom and ask your questions. Recordings of each session will be available afterwards for 1 month. You can book individual sessions if you are particularly interested in one or two topics, or book all six for a full overview of British bats.
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Field Studies Council: Seal Field Skills to Inform Conservation

Location: Virtual, Duration: 4 weeks, Price: £75.00, Level: Intermediate, Tutor: Sue Sayer
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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: Rhododendron Control

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East Bergholt
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Field Studies Council: Bee Nesting Ecology

Location: Virtual, Duration: 2 weeks, Price: £30.00, Level: Intermediate, Tutor: Aaron Bhambra
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London Natural History Society: Hampstead Heath Survey Section AGM and Virtual Talk - details tbc

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Volunteering with Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Landscape: Plantation Thinning

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Trimley Marshes
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Suffolk Bird Group: Dunwich

Outdoor meeting. Leader: David Walsh
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Anglian Microscopy Group: Owl pellets

Owl pellets
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Owl pellet dissection, prey species identification • Crowfield Village Hall, Stone Street, Crowfield, Suffolk, IP6 9SZ
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Lowestoft Field Club: Indoor Meeting

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Meet at 7pm, Quaker Hall, 15a Smallgate, Beccles NR34 9AB
An illustrated talk by John Ellerby – Strumpshaw Fen.




London Natural History Society: Costa Rica, the Birdwatching Republic Serge Arias & London Bird Club AGM

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London Natural History Society: Rewilding Our Skies: Bringing Back the White Stork and London Bird Club AGM

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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: tbc

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Arger Fen
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Field Studies Council: Native Winter Tree Identification at Flatford Mill

Location: Flatford Mill, Duration: 4 days Price: £299 - £427, Level: Open to all, Tutor: Ros Bennett
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London Natural History Society: What Have Trees Ever Done For Us? by Peter Thomas and Botany AGM

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Volunteering with Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Landscape: Plantation Thinning

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Trimley Marshes
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Suffolk Bird Group: Lynford Arboretum

Outdoor meeting. Leader: Val and Ivan Lockwood
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London Natural History Society: London Natural History Society AGM and Virtual Talk - details tbc

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London Natural History Society: Notes on Beeing an LNHS Recorder by Tony Madgwick -Ecology & Entomology AGM

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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: tbc

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Arger Fen
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Lowestoft Field Club: Christmas Party

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Meet at 7pm, Quaker Hall, 15a Smallgate, Beccles NR34 9AB
An informal evening of festive food, chat and party games!




London Natural History Society: The Missing Musk and the Underground Mosquito by Bob Gilbert and LNHS AGM

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Volunteering with Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Landscape: Hedge Planting & Aftercare

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Suffolk Bird Group: Shotley Gate

Outdoor meeting. Leader: Anne Wright
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Volunteering with Dedham Vale National Landscape: Hedge Planting & Aftercare

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Anglian Microscopy Group: Christmas plants

Damaged plant cells at 250X magnification.
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Making slides from Christmas plant sections & pollen • Crowfield Village Hall, Stone Street, Crowfield, Suffolk, IP6 9SZ
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Lowestoft Field Club: Nicholas Everitt Park

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Meet at 10am, in the main car park off Beccles Road TM519923.
Mr. C. Romer, 01502 528869




Lowestoft Field Club: AGM + Informal Meeting

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Meet at 7pm, Quaker Hall, 15a Smallgate, Beccles NR34 9AB




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