Field Studies Council

An environmental education charity with over 75 years' experience. Provides field-based taxonomy, professional development and natural history courses at its network of UK Centres. Stunning locations and expert tuition. Over 300 day and residential courses available.

Short Courses

28/04/2021 Some Like It Hot: Butterflies in a changing climate (Natural History Live) 1 Day

Online, FSC BioLinks

Our climate is rapidly changing, but what does this mean for an insect? Marcus will be discussing his research on microclimate and its importance for butterflies, with reference to his studies of Silver-studded Blues on former mining sites in Cornwall.

28/04/2021 Discovering Earthworms (online) 4 Days

Online, FSC BioLinks 01743 852100

The course will arm beginners with the underpinning knowledge of earthworm biology, ecology, behaviour and basic collection methods in order to embark on their earthworm journey.

29/09/2021 The Tanyptera Project (Natural History Live) 1 Day

Online, FSC BioLinks

An introduction to the different aspects of the Tanyptera project, including what’s being done to promote and facilitate entomology in North West England and how to get involved. Some of the Nationally Rare and Endangered invertebrates found as part of project’s survey work will also feature.


06/05/2021 NFBR 2021 Conference at Online 2 Days

National Forum for Biological Recording Contact: 01743 852100

Outside the Honeypot: Wildlife Recording in the Urban World. The FSC is delighted to host the National Forum for Biological Recording’s 2021 Conference. This Conference will be hosted online, over Zoom.