Meetings of the HMBG

1988

 

30 November

Inaugural meeting

1989

 

1st February

19th April

2nd August

Open Meeting – discussing future meetings, field trips and the groups future

15th November

Photography

1990

 

 

28th February

Malcolm Simpson

Memorabilia

Barry Dickerson

The County Records

11th April

Nick Greatorex-Davies

Breeding Moths and Butterflies (At Nick’s house)

7th November

12th December

Barry Dickerson

Mostly Moths

1991

 

 

6th March

Marnie Hall

Swallowtails at Wicken Fen

10th April

Members Evening

3rd September

Committee Meeting

2nd October

Peter Smout

Talk on Butterfly Conservation Society and Social

11th December

1992

 

 

12th February

Marnie Hall

Wildlife Gardening

8th April

Members Evening

14th September

Committee Meeting

7th October

9th December

Paul Waring

National Recording Network and Atlas of the rarer British Macro Moths

1993

 

 

10th February

Eddie John

Butterflies of Europe

14th April

Members Evening

6th October

Nick Greatorex-Davies

Chalk Grassland Butterflies

8th December

Tina Yates

Butterfly Monitoring

1994

 

 

9th February

Darren Frost

Butterflies

13th April

Members Evening

31st August

Committee Meeting

5th October

Barry Dickerson

Workshop. Leaf mines – an Introduction

14th December

Malcolm Hillier

Moths of the Peterborough Area

1995

 

 

8th February

Paul Waring

Moths of Southern Spain

12th April

Members Evening

4th October

Malcolm Hillier

Moths Past and Present

13th December

Paul Waring

A Look at the Larvae of some of our Larger Moths

1996

 

 

14th February

Nick Greatorex-Davies

The Butterfly Monitoring Scheme

10th April

Members Evening

16th May

Committee Meeting

13th August

Committee Meeting

2nd October

David Shepherd

The Species Recovery Programme

11th December

General

Belgium Evening

1997

 

 

12th February

Ian Woiwod

Rothamsted Insect Survey

9th April

Members Evening

1st October

Peter Rowlings

Butterflies and Moths of Britain and Europe

10th December

Paul Waring

Butterflies and Moths of Belize

1998

 

 

11th February

David Manning

The Families of Micro Moths

8th April

Members Evening

7th October

Andrew Booth

Breeding Tropical Butterflies

2nd December

Barry Dickerson

A Lepidopterist in the Poitou-Charente, France

1999

 

 

10th February

Vic Arnold

Macro Moths of Bedfordshire

14th April

Members Evening

6th October

David Evans

An Evening with our Chairman

1st December

Peter Rowlings

Butterflies of Europe

2000

 

 

9th February

Paul Waring

Moths of Woodland

12th April

Members Evening

4th October

Mac Simpson

Lepidoptrian Memorabilia and Antiquarian Equipment

2001

 

 

10th January

Nick Greatorex-Davies

Garden Moths

11th April

Members Evening

3rd October

General

Moth Traps

5th December

Barry Dickerson

A History of the Butterflies of Huntingdonshire

2002

 

 

13th February

Paul Waring

Clearwing Luring and an update on some BRP moths

10th April

Members Evening

2nd October 

Barry & Nick

Dissection Workshop

4th December

Peter Rowlings

Butterflies of the Mediterranean Region

2003

 

 

12th February

Nick Greatorex-Davies

Micro-moths

9th April

Members evening

1st October

Barry Dickerson

Leaf-miner Workshop

3rd December

Nick Greatorex-Davies

The Butterflies of Bulgaria

2004

 

 

11th February

Ian Woiwod

Rothamsted Insect Survey

14th April

Members Evening

6th October

Nick Greatorex-Davies

30 years of change in the Lepidoptera of Monks Wood

1st December

Chris Gerrard

The Great Fen Project

2005

 

 

9th February

Martin Davies

European Butterflies

13th April

Members Evening

5th October

Peter Rowlings

Butterflies of North Africa

7th December

David Evans

Moths of Somerset

2006

 

 

8th February

Peter Hall

North American Butterflies

12th April

Members Evening

4th October

Louise Bacon

Cambridgeshire Biological Records Centre

6th December

Nick Greatorex-Davies

Butterflies of Huntingdonshire & Cambridgeshire

2007

 

 

14th February

Nick Greatorex-Davies

Moths of Huntingdonshire & Cambridgeshire

11th April

Peter Brown

The Ladybirds of Britain and the threat imposed by the Harlequin Ladybird

3rd October

Sharon Hearle

Brownfields and Butterflies

5th December

Lynne Farrell

Pottering in Picos

2008

 

 

13th February

Martin Davies

The Butterflies and Dragonflies of Cuba

9th April

Members Evening

1st October

Peter Rowlings

Butterflies of Eastern Europe

3rd December

Lynne Farrell

The Chequered Skipper

2009

 

 

11th February

Marion Palmann

An audiovisual presentation of an extract from PBM Allans - A Moth Hunter's Gossip

8th April

Members Evening

7th October

Sharon Hearle (Butterfly Conservation)

Conserving the butterflies and moths of the Brecklands with particular reference to the Grey Carpet (Lithosge griseata).

2nd December

Ed Turner (Wildlife Trust)

Dukes vs Blues. Details of the studies being carried out on the habitat preferences of the Duke of Burgundy and Small Blue butterflies at Totternhoe.

2010

 

 

10th February

Nick Greatorex Davies

Declining Butterflies, Shrinking Habitats and Climate Change.

14th April

Members Evening.

6th October

Barry Dickerson

The Past, The Present, The Future. The history and future of lepidoptera and the environment in Huntingdonshire.

1st December Andy and Melissa Banthorpe (Bedfordshire Macro Moth Recorders) Bedfordshire Moths.

2011

 

 

9th February Nick Greatorex Davies Due to techincal difficulties, Martin Davies was unable to give his talk on Mediterranean Butterflies. Luckily Nick had a backup talk about his butterfly trips to the baltic states.
13th April   Members evening.
11th October Nick Greatorex-Davies The Reverend Jenyns.
13th December Peter Rowlings European Butterflies.

 

 

2012

 

 

14th February Martin Davies Mediterranean Butterflies.
10th April   Members evening.
9th October Barry Dickerson Recording moths.
11th December Nick Greatorex-Davies Moths of a Suburban Garden.

2013

 

 

14th February Martin Davies All the UK’s butterflies in a year – by cheating! A light-hearted look at the UK’s butterfly species and how easy (or not) it is to see them.
9th April   Members evening.
8th October Peter Bissell Butterflies, Moths and Orchids of Baden Wuerttemberg, Germany
10th December Paul Tinsley-Marshall A talk about the Great Fen with a look at some of the work that has been done and what is planned for the future, with a slant towards the moths of the Great Fen.

2014

 

 

11th February Peter Rawlings European butterflies.
8th April   Members evening.
14th October Louise Bacon The Butterflies of Cambridgeshire.
9th December Ian Dawson Spiders.

2015

 

 

10th February Wilf Powell The Wildlife of Estonia
14th April  

Members evening

13th October Martin Lovell

Moth Recording in the Welsh Hills

8th December Lynne Farrell & Nick Greatorex-Davies

Some Interesting Huntingdonshire Moths and Their Foodplants

2016

 

 

9th February Peter Rowlings The Butterflies and other Wildlife of Arizona
12th April  

Members evening