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Aberdeen Entomological Club: Marvellous Mud Snails

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Seminar
14 November 2018, 4pm
at James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen (screened to Dundee site)
for scientists, researchers and other interested parties
Pond mud snails (c) Scott Shanks

Alasdair Lemon from Buglife will deliver this Entomological Club seminar entitled “Marvellous Mud Snails”. It will be held at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee (and screened to the Institute’s Aberdeen site).

Alasdair Lemon is the Conservation Officer for the Marvellous Mud Snails project. Buglife are working alongside partners (Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Scottish Wildlife Trust, East Dunbartonshire Council, North Lanarkshire Council, Clackmannanshire Council, Forestry Commission Scotland and West Lothian Council) to secure the future of the Pond mud snail in Scotland through their HLF funded Marvellous Mud Snail Project.

The project has three key areas, practical conservation, public engagement and education. Alasdair will be discussing what the project has achieved to date and what is planned for the last 6 months.

The talk starts at 4 pm with light refreshments available from 3.30 pm.

For further information, please contact Jenni Stockan, Ecological Sciences, James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen, AB15 8QH, UK. Office: +44 (0)1224 395 239, or Jennifer Slater, Ecological Sciences, James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, DD2 5DA.


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