07 June 2022
Registration has opened for the new CETAF – DEST Entomological Training course: “Entomology (special. Diptera Syrphidae), emphasis on collection management and bioindicator use”
Dates of Implementation: 26-30 September 2022
Registration deadline: 4 July 2022
Location: Civic Museum of Natural History and System of the Museums of the University of Ferrara, Italy & Protected Area of Valli Mirandolesi, Italy.
The course will give an introduction to the taxonomy and the systematics of hoverflies, insects that play an important role in pollination of both crops and wild flora and are used in organic control of pests. Hoverflies are also used as bioindicators of biodiversity in natural and seminatural ecosystems: the Syrph the Net method will be explained in details. Information about other pollinators and bioindicators of biodiversity and about museum collection management will be supplied. The course will be a Face to Face one, including theoretical modules as well as field and lab sessions.
More information in CETAF DEST website https://cetaf.org/dest/upcoming-courses