Dragonfly - scarce chaser

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Dragonfly and Damselfly Discovery

Learn the differences between dragonflies and damselflies and how to identify them in the field...

Event details


1pm - 3pm
A static map of Dragonfly and Damselfly Discovery

About the event

Hilfield is one of the best sites in the county for dragonflies and damselflies, having around 20 species seen regularly.  Come along to spot these magestic, colourful insects, learn how to distinguish different species and delve into their fascinating life history!

Suitable for all ages.


Suggested donation

This event is free to attend. However, as a registered charity, any donations are greatly appreciated. We suggest a donation of £3 per person for members and £5 for non-members to cover our administration costs.

Suitable for

Families, Adults, Experts, Beginners

Know before you go


No dogs permitted


Note: this reservoir has steep sides and around 100 steps up to the edge of the reservoir.

Stocker's Lake, Springwell Reedbed and Hilfield Park Reservoir are owned by Affinity Water and managed by the Trust. Affinity Water are working in partnership with the Trust to conserve and enhance their sites for wildlife and so that they are valued, used and enjoyed by their respective local communities.