Harvest mouse, photo by Amy Lewis

Harvest mouse, photo by Amy Lewis

A Natural History of Kent’s Mammals

Location: Wildwood Trust, Herne Common, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 7LQ
This course will provide an overview of Kent’s mammals, small and large, with a focus on their ecology, reproduction biology and conservation issues. Their habitats and distribution in Kent will also be covered as well as a behind-the-scenes tour of some of our captive breeding areas.

Event details

Date

Time
9.45am-4.15pm
A static map of A Natural History of Kent’s Mammals

About the event

The morning session will cover the small mammals and will consist of a powerpoint presentation and include a behind-the-scenes visit to our small mammal captive breeding areas. 

The afternoon will cover the larger mammals and again consists of a powerpoint presentation and includes a tour of the mammal enclosures at Wildwood with more in-depth discussion about each species. 

The afternoon will also include a ‘hands-on’ examination of artefacts such as skulls, antlers and skins.

The focus of the course will be on their ecology, reproduction biology and conservation issues. Their habitats and distribution in Kent will also be covered. Mammal identification is covered in a separate course.

Led by Suzanne Kynaston, Wildwood Trust Conservation Officer

Suitable for beginners and improvers

Booking

Phone number

01622 662012

Price

Normal fee: £33 per person per day.
Concessionary fee: Kent Wildlife Trust volunteers, senior citizens, unemployed and students £5 off.

Contact us

Jill Evington
Contact number: 01622 662012