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…
Learn about barn owl ecology and habitat management. Includes practical sessions such as studying barn owl pellets and small mammal trapping in the meadow
Can you identify the flowers of chalk grassland? Learn more about this special habitat and its key plants, starting at Sevenoaks and visiting other local reserves.
An introduction to the folklore of plants. Learn about the use of wild plants in our culture and everyday life, as food and medicines, in healing and superstition, often revealed in their variety…
Gain a better understanding of the plants that live on coastal mudflats and how they have become specialised to cope with the harsh conditions.
An introduction to botanical survey for ecological consultants, starting with Phase 1 surveys.
Observe and find out how to identify wetland birds. Discover how birds navigate and learn about the remarkable migrations they make.
An identification day - covers all bumblebee species of Britain and includes in depth ecology and lifecycle and update on Bombus subterraneus reintroduction project.