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Training Directory: Identification and Field Survey Skills - Herpetology, Fish and Invertebrates Short Courses.

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Identification and Field Survey Skills - Herpetology, Fish and Invertebrates

 

Practical training in how to identify, classify and survey reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates.  This is sort of an 'everything else'  section!

21/10/2020 World Earthworm Day 2020: Earthworms & Composting (webinar) 1.5 hours Days

Online, Field Studies Council biolinks@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/3caLEaI

World Earthworm Day 2020 is celebrating the relationship between man, waste and worms! This webinar includes a series of compost-related talks followed by a live Q&A for anyone interested in learning about vermicomposting and the important role that earthworms can play in helping us deal with our waste.

Cost £5 - £10

10/11/2020 Conserving the European Eel - What Can You Do? 1 hour Days

Online, Field Studies Council biolinks@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/2Y0kn5L

The European eel is Critically Endangered. This talk will introduce you to the life cycle of the eel, summarise the many threats and focus on what we can do in to help them. Be warned, what might start as a mild interest in eels can lead to obsession!

Cost £Free

28/11/2020 Discovering Diptera: Flies Under the Microscope 1 Day

FSC Epping Forest, Field Studies Council 020 8502 8500 enquiries.ef@field-studies-council.org www.field-studies-council.org/shop/courses/discovering-diptera-flies-under-the-microscope/

This day course will provide an introduction to the Diptera, getting familiar with some of the major families and with a focus on some of the larger and more colourful species in the hoverfly, soldierfly, robberfly and related families.

Cost £50.00

01/12/2020 ARC Great Crested Newts, Licensing and Mitigation 3 Days

FSC Preston Montford, Field Studies Council and ARC 01743 852040 enquiries.pm@field-studies-council.org www.field-studies-council.org/shop/courses/arc-great-crested-newts-licensing-and-mitigation/

This course has been designed for those ecologists with knowledge and experience of great crested newt survey techniques and limited experience of licensing and mitigation projects. It will include case-study, syndicate exercises, site visits and demonstration techniques to help participants understand license application and mitigation projects. There are many different approaches to mitigation licensing, and the course will explore all the options available, including application of reasonable avoidance measures, licensing policies, low impact class licensing and district licensing.

Cost £485.00

03/12/2020 Garden Ponds for Wildlife 0.5 Day

High Elms, Bromley, idverde 01689860571 beeche@idverde.co.uk www.bromleyparks.co.uk/bookings

This course aims to show how wildlife can be supported and encouraged in to garden ponds, a key feature for biodiversity in our gardens. Led by wildlife gardener and Community and Education Development Manager for idverde Bromley, John Pemberton.

Cost £12

07/12/2020 Monitoring Garden Wildlife Health Using Citizen Science 1 hour Days

Online, Field Studies Council biolinks@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/2Y0kn5L

This talk will explore how Citizen Science can be used to monitor the health of, and identify disease threats, to British wildlife, using the example of the Garden Wildlife Health project, which focuses on garden birds, hedgehogs, reptiles and amphibians.

Cost £Free

Various Online Ecology Self-Study Courses

Online Ecology Self-Study Courses

Online, Ecology Training UK www.ecologytraining.co.uk/book-a-course/online

Ecology Training UK, one of the UK's top ecology training providers, offers a range of self-study courses you can do at home.

Various Reptile Ecology, ID and Surveying 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 ecologytraininguk@gmail.com www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers ecology, ID and surveying of all UK reptile species via videos.

Cost £80

Various Unlocking your wildlife career

Online, Dr Kayleigh Fawcett Williams c-js.info/3izM2lQ

Are you a wildlife student or early career wildlife professional? Are you struggling to get a paid or long term wildlife role? Do you want to stop feeling stuck & learn what you can do to move forward in your wildlife career? YES? This free webinar is for you!

Various 1-2-1 Beekeeper for a Day Exclusive Gift Experience 1 Day

Langtoft, near Peterborough, Bees for Business 01778 487924 pa@beesforbusiness.com c-js.co.uk/2DEnYfS

For the ultimate experience day, our exclusive one-to-one beekeeping gift experience is a full day working alongside a beekeeper, helping to inspect bees and work through the day's jobs. With plenty of opportunity to ask questions, these exclusive experience days are limited to just one individual and we make just six days available each year.

Cost £250.00

Various Beekeeper for a Day Gift Experience 1 Day

Langtoft, near Peterborough, Bees for Business 01778 487924 pa@beesforbusiness.com c-js.co.uk/2DEnYfS

You'll receive an experience day gift voucher, which explains how the recipient can select the experience day dates available, beautifully presented in our artisan gift box tied with Bees for Business ribbon.

Cost £125.00

Various Identifying and recording the butterflies of Central Scotland

Online, Butterfly Conservation amccluskey@butterfly-conservation.org c-js.info/2X8UpNf

Join this free online course to find out how to identify and record the butterflies of Central Scotland.

Free Course

Various ARC's Bitesize Herpetology Courses

Online, Amphibian and Reptile Conservation www.arc-trust.org/training

ARC’s expert staff have created a new series of free, introductory training modules for anyone with an interest in amphibians and reptiles. It’s a great way to increase your knowledge of herpetology, at a pace and time that suits you. The five courses currently available cover identification skills for the 13 native species widespread non-natives. Good luck and have fun!

Free Course

Various Online Ecology Self-Study Courses

Online Ecology Self-Study Courses

Online, Ecology Training UK www.ecologytraining.co.uk/book-a-course/online

Ecology Training UK, one of the UK's top ecology training providers, offers a range of self-study courses you can do at home.

Various Reptile Ecology, ID and Surveying 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 ecologytraininguk@gmail.com www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers ecology, ID and surveying of all UK reptile species via videos.

Cost £80

Various Unlocking your wildlife career

Online, Dr Kayleigh Fawcett Williams c-js.info/3izM2lQ

Are you a wildlife student or early career wildlife professional? Are you struggling to get a paid or long term wildlife role? Do you want to stop feeling stuck & learn what you can do to move forward in your wildlife career? YES? This free webinar is for you!

If you are interested in any of the courses detailed please contact ONLY the person, centre, telephone number or email address and remember to mention that you saw the listing in CJS Training Directory. For all courses assume that booking is required and a fee may be applicable.