UK Soldier Beetle Course at NHM

On 7th April, a group of enthusiasts (including several Club members) assembled at the Angela Marmont Centre, Natural History Museum to be trained in identifying UK Cantharidae by Steph Skipp, ID Trainer for the Future ID Trainer for the Future (and Club member). An informative and fun day was had by all, with access to the museum collections and excellent guidance from Steph. Hopefully this means Kent will have even better records for this group in future as her students turn up on field meetings! Please check out their recording schemerecording scheme.

 

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DMap Training Workshop

On the 26th November, Club members assembled at KWT Tyland Barn for a workshop on the use of DMap software for producing distribution maps, led by Ian Tittley. This easy-to-learn software can be used for people's own projects, for producing papers and reports for the Bulletin or Transactions and, it is hoped, for speeding the work of future Kent Atlas production.

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