Understand the importance of habitats to the different amphibians found at Bough Beech. Recognise the key species and be part of a torchlight survey of some ponds.
Why do birds sing? A fascinating insight into the world of bird sounds. Discover how to identify birds by their songs and calls.
Get to grips with rocks from their identification to their origins and uses
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…
Discover how to identify reptiles and learn about their habitat requirements. Then search for reptiles in a nearby nature reserve.
What do you know about wild orchids: their life cycles, how they are pollinated, relationships with fungi, where to find them, and how to identify them? Discover all this and more on this course…
Learn how to identify and classify flowers, and how to use an identification book. Practice your new skills by using keys to identify flowers collected from the habitats in the reserve.
An introduction to Phase 1 Habitat Survey methodology as used by professional ecologists to map and record sites.
An introductory course for anyone interested in learning more about bees and the craft of beekeeping.
Learn to identify trees and shrubs from their foliage.