British Dragonfly Society

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British Dragonfly Society
Founded 1983
Founder Rod Dunn and Bob Merritt[1]
  • United Kingdom
c 1,500[2]
Key people
Patron Sir David Attenborough

The British Dragonfly Society is a conservation organisation in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1983[2] and its aims are to promote and to encourage the study and conservation of dragonflies and damselflies and their natural habitats, especially in the United Kingdom.[2]

The Society runs the Dragonfly Recording Network (DRN) to collect Odonata records in the UK. It also promotes a range of research and conservation projects.

The British Dragonfly Society is a registered charity, number 800196.[3]

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  1. ^ Dunn, Rod; Budworth, Dave (2005). Dragonflies in Derbyshire. Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Entomological Society. p. 4. ISBN 0-9511141-3-1. 
  2. ^ a b c d "British Dragonfly Society". Retrieved 13 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Charity Commission. British Dragonfly Society, registered charity no. 800196. 

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