Learn more about Kent’s mammals, large and small, at Wildwood Trust and take a behind-the-scenes tour of some of the captive breeding areas there.
Learn how to identify reptiles and 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.
Learn about the life cycles and habitats of dragonflies and aids to identification. Then participate in a field study of adult dragonflies.
Further practice in plant identification with an emphasis on key indicator species for each habitat and discussion of useful features for target notes.
Learn about the ecology of these attractive insects, how to identify our most common and rarest species and practise your skills in the field; to include an update on the Bombus subterraneus…