Grasshoppers of Europe

Wood-Cricket Nemobius sylvestris

Photo: Roy Kleukers

European Congress on Orthoptera Conservation (ECOCIII) 1-2 April 2022

The third European Congress on Orthoptera Conservation (ECOCIII) will be held in Leiden, the Netherlands from 1-2 April 2022. It will be combined with the 16th biannual meeting of the German Society for Orthopterology (DGfO). The venue is the completely renovated Naturalis Biodiversity Center. Besides attending an exciting program, extending one's network and meeting old acquaintances, the meeting also offers a unique opportunity to consult and work in the Orthoptera collection of Naturalis. 

We are investigating the possibilities to participate online. More information will follow here.

You can register here. You will receive payment instructions in March 2022.  In case of questions please contact the coordination team at

General layout of the meeting
Thursday 31-III: arrival of participants, evening: icebreaker and diner
Friday 1-IV: first congress day, in the evening: diner and pub quiz
Saturday 2-IV: second congress day, afternoon DGfO

PROGRAM (will follow)