Free, ticketed on the day.
Suitable for families with children aged 3 +.
Daily 10.30am - 5.30pm
An introduction to some of the most invasive species in the UK. Find out what they are, what damage they can do, and most importantly, how to recognise them. Join insect ecologist, Richard Jones for a large scale ladybird count in our gardens and get expert advice on how to tell apart native species and the Harlequin invaders!
Help us celebrate the Centenary year of the British Ecological Society with an innovative family learning festival of ecological fieldwork which combines expertise of Museum staff and skills of professional field ecologists. Experience first-hand some of the activities that these scientists undertake in order to monitor and make sense of the environment.
Other events in the series:
Surveying at Night: Moths on the Wing
Saturday 15th June 9.15pm – 10.30 pm
From Dusk to Dawn: Bats After Dark
Friday 21st June 9.15pm – 10.30pm
From Dusk to Dawn: Dawn Chorus Walk
Saturday 22nd June 5.00 am – 6.30am
Small Mammals: Furry Friends or Urban Pests?
Saturday 6th July 10.30am – 12.00pm
Close Encounters of the Crawling Kind: Bugs in Our Gardens
Saturday 13th July 10.30am – 12.45pm