Phase One Habitat Survey Days

Wildlife Study Days

Phase One Habitat Survey Days

Green winged orchids at Marden Meadow

Dates for 2021

Two-day course on Phase One Habitat Survey methodology used by professional ecologists to map and record sites.


1. Introduction to Phase 1 Habitat Survey

Part 1 on Friday 18th June 2021 (10am4pm)
A classroom and field-based introduction. Learn to identify key indicator plant species that will help you recognise and distinguish broad habitat types and gain confidence in writing target notes on habitat features. Includes a short field visit to a reserve.

Further Details

2. Phase 1 Habitat Survey

Part 2 on Friday 2nd July 2021 (10am4pm)
A whole day in the field looking at a variety of habitats including chalk grassland, a range of neutral grassland types from lowland meadow to rank grassland and other vegetation types to allow for a range of phase 1 habitats and their indicator plants to be experienced.  Practice in plant identification of key species and other useful features for target notes.

Further Details

The tutor is Lesley Mason – Freelance Botanist and Ecologist with a wide range of experience in both the conservation and consultancy sectors.

The cost for this two-day course is £110 per person (Part 1 on 18th June and Part 2 on 2nd July 2021).

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have taken the decision to postpone our Phase One Habitat Survey Days until 2021.


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