There are insect-related events online, throughout the UK, and beyond.

Find out about an Insect Week event taking place near you or online in June 2024.

We include all different types of activities relating to insects: from bug hunts, tours, talks, workshops, to creative activities, exhibitions and performances.

 

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  • entoLIVE webinar – Hoverfly Lagoons Project: A Journey into the Past, Present and Future

    Wednesday 17th July 2024, 13:00 to 14:00

    Hoverfly Lagoons Project: A Journey into the Past, Present and Future Free webinar with Dr Ellen Rotheray about the highly successful Hoverfly Lagoons project and introducing aquatic habitats into small spaces. The Hoverfly Lagoons project was invented in 2016 for the University of Sussex‚Äôs Buzz Club, a citizen science charity…

  • entoLIVE webinar – Sow Wild! and Insect Identification

    Tuesday 1st October 2024, 13:00 to 14:00

    Sow Wild! and Insect Identification Free webinar investigating the success of ‘mini meadows’ and testing the ability of citizen scientists to sample and identify insects. Habitat loss and fragmentation are considered the foremost threats in pollinator decline, and in England and Wales, 97% of wildflower meadows were lost by 1984.

  • entoLIVE webinar – Biodiversity Net Gain: What Could BNG Mean For Pollinators?

    Monday 28th October 2024, 13:00 to 14:00

    Biodiversity Net Gain: What Could BNG Mean For Pollinators? Join Dr Jeff Ollerton for an exploration of what Biodiversity Net Gain could mean for pollinators in England. Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) promises to transform the way that we approach nature conservation in the UK. At the moment the focus of…

  • entoLIVE webinar – Plants for Pollinators: Using DNA to Explore Relationships in Gardens

    Tuesday 3rd December 2024, 19:00 to 20:00

    Plants for Pollinators: Using DNA to Explore Relationships in Gardens Join Dr Abgail Lowe to hear about her research using DNA to explore the intricate relationships between organisms in gardens. Many “plants for pollinators” recommendation lists exist; however they often rely on anecdotal evidence, show inconsistencies between lists, and cater…

  • entoLIVE webinar – Tiny Midges, Devastating Diseases

    Monday 16th December 2024, 13:00 to 14:00

    Tiny Midges, Devastating Diseases Join Dr Marion England to hear about her research into the impact of diseases spread by biting midges on livestock. Some biting midges are able to transmit viruses that cause diseases in animals, particularly livestock. This talk will describe the ecology of these midges and how…