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Habitat Surveying

Event Detail

Start Date: January 28, 2023
End Date: January 28, 2023
Time: 10am - 5pm
£10-£30

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Introduction to UK habitat surveying

This day course will introduce you to approaches to UK habitat surveying with a particular focus on UKHAB as the new unified approach to classifying and recording sites.

Expert ecological consultant trainers will lead the day and support you in building your awareness of different habitat types. You will be guided in building basic botanical skills to support habitat surveying, and coding and mapping methodology for grasslands and woodlands will be demonstrated out in the field by your expert tutor.

This course is aimed at adults only and must be at least 18 years old to attend.

What will the day involve?

  • You will learn about several different UK habitats and their conservation status
  • You will be introduced to basic botanical skills to support habitat surveying
  • Practical experience in the field looking at commonly encountered plant species indicative of grassland and woodland habitats
  • Practical experience in the field of UKHAB coding and mapping methodology demonstrated by an expert tutor
  • A chance to meet fellow like-minded people from a range of different disciplines

TUTOR: LAURIE WILDWOOD

Laurie Wildwood is a professional Ecological Consultant and botany tutor who, with his refreshing approach, aims to inspire adults and children to explore and appreciate the natural world. His professional background is in ecology, conservation and habitat management.

Graham has contributed to several wildlife conservation projects and has a working knowledge of non-native Gammaridae. 

LOCATION

This course takes place at Doddington Hall.

Doddington Hall is situated on the outskirts of Lincoln:

Doddington Hall & Gardens
Main Street
Doddington
Lincoln
LN6 4RU

COURSE FEES

18-25: £10

Over 25: £30

The course fees are subsidised by the Wilder Connections project and reduced from the normal cost of £60.

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