Cam Valley Wildlife Group Insect Project Aims and Objectives
The group runs two invertebrate projects at present – the Insect project, which is a general project covering all groups, and the Butterfly, Dragonfly and Damselfly project, which has its own page on the website.
Project Leader: Deborah Porter
Project aims: To build a database of records of insects and other invertebrates in the Cam Valley Wildlife Group area; to develop expertise in insect identification; to develop understanding of insect ecology; to aid the conservation of insects in our area.
Carrying out surveys in the area
Encouraging others to submit records
Compiling a database from the surveys and records submitted
Exchanging records with local records centres, and national and regional conservation organisations
Field trips and ‘bug hunts’
Creation of, and involvement in, initiatives and projects with insect conservation objectives
How to get involved:
Contact Deborah via email@example.com or on 01761 435563 (answer machine) .
Drawing: Rufous-shouldered Longhorn beetle by Ann Mead – not to be reproduced without permission
Header: Scarce Fungus Weevil (Platyrhinus resinosus), Radstock.
This project outline can be downloaded here.