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Event details

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Due to the national lockdown this event has been cancelled. 

Course description: 

On this course you will focus on identifying native broadleaved trees in winter using a range of key features, including buds, twigs, bark and fruits/seeds. It will also outline indicator tree species of ancient woodland habitats. The course will also interest those undertaking Phase 1 Habitat surveys and other botanical surveys, as well as providing an overview of different habitat types.

What do you need to know: 

No prior knowledge or experience is required. This course is ideal for those who have no or very little knowledge of tree and plant identification and want to learn more!

Instructor: 

Neill Talbot runs his own Ecological Consultancy, Avellana Ecology, and also teaches a range of courses for the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM). All materials and equipment provided.

What do you need to bring: 

You will need to bring appropriate clothing, sturdy footwear, snacks, drinks and a packed lunch. A magnifying instrument and a Notebook is also recommended, with clip-boards, hand-outs and other learning materials provided as necessary.  

Times: 

Entrance to Westonbirt Arboretum is included in the course fee. Start: 10.00 am, Finish 15.00 pm (approximately)