Regional Representative - Scotland

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Katrina Dainton joined the Entomology team of Forest Research in June 2015, initially working primarily on developing biopesticides and alternative control methods for the large pine weevil (Hylobius abietis). Since January 2018 Katrina has also taken on responsibility for developing the Rhizophagus grandis breeding programme at NRS. Prior to working at Forest Research Katrina undertook a short-term surveying and monitoring role with Natural England, having completed an Integrated Pest Management Masters at Harper Adams University in 2014. Alongside her role at FR she is now studying a part-time PhD at the University of Edinburgh.

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2022 Meeting with Aquatic Insects SIG

In May 2022 we took part in the joint Aquatic Insects 2022 Special Interest Group (Scotland Region). This meeting included a Day 2 Workshop on the extraction, visualisation and analysis of aquatic insect data.

Read more about this event here.

Read about the Aquatic Insects Special Interest Group here.

portrait of Katrina Dainton – Scotland