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We hold free and heavily subsidised invertebrate workshops and webinars on identification, recording, curation and field craft to help boost the skills of beginners and experienced entomologists alike. These are complemented with drop-in sessions to facilitate mentoring and networking. We also run an invertebrate recording day programme to bring together the invertebrate recording community and facilitate improvements to baseline data coverage at selected important / under-recorded sites.

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Spiders in the Field Webinar

12th September 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

This webinar will cover:

• An introduction to field ID and the rapid recent advances in spider field ID

• Useful literature, especially the WildGuide which we will look at in detail

• Field equipment

• Field techniques

• Webs and retreats

• Recording

We will end with an interactive question and answer session.

Our webinar leader, Dr Rich Burkmar is the British Arachnological Society Area Organiser for Lancashire (VC59,60) and Cheshire (VC58) and an active member of the Shropshire Spider Group.

Please book your space via Eventbrite and you will be sent information on how to join the webinar.

This session will run on Zoom. If you are new to Zoom you will need to create a Zoom account and download their software. This is all free and you can do so here: https://zoom.us/

You can use a laptop/desktop computer, smartphone or tablet and it isn’t necessary to have a webcam or microphone to participate.

Further info on how to join a zoom meeting can be found here

Details

Date:
12th September 2020
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Event Category:
Booking:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/spiders-in-the-field-webinar-tickets-118178798969