Mark your calendars! There are a number of Odonatological meetings taking place in 2018. BDS Spring Meeting The British Dragonfly Society will hold their 2018 Spring Meeting on the 17 March in Peterborough, UK. Check their website for more information. ECOO The 2018 European Congress on Odonatology will be held in Brno (the second largest (more…)
[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-desktop-hide=” av-medium-hide=” av-small-hide=” av-mini-hide=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=”] Dear WDA members, You may not have received invitations to renew your membership or subscription to IJO for this or last year. Perhaps you did not receive issues of IJO and wonder why. One reason, but surely not the only reason, may have been (more…)
The Worldwide Dragonfly Association (WDA) was formed in 1997 because many members of the former Internationalis Odonatologica (SIO) sought a more transparent, friendly, and democratic organization. WDA has enjoyed substantial success as a member-driven organization (http://worlddragonfly.org/). We are the only international dragonfly society of record that publishes its own professional journal (International Journal of Odonatology, (more…)
Can a dragonfly bite you? Will it sting if you get too close? Let’s find out!
In almost every culture dragonflies and damselflies feature in myth, folklore, art and literature. They have inspired, revolted and been made use of by Man, from prehistoric times to the present day.
Are dragonflies effective at controlling mosquitoes and other insect pests?