Training Directory:Identification and Field Survey Skills - Plants and Habitats Short Courses

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Identification and Field Survey Skills - Plants and Habitats


Practical training in how to identify higher and lower orders of plants, how to classify vegetation groups and invasive alien species, also survey techniques. This page also details courses where a full habitat is considered.

25/04/2022 Intoduction to Schedule 9 Invasive Species 0.5 Day

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234

This course introduces invasive plant species found in the UK and their legal status. This course includes identification of commonly occurring invasive plants, information on early recognition, and their control.

Cost £30

TBC Ash dieback risk assessment, work planning and methodology 1 Day

, Lowe Maintenance Training 01729 825132

Many people have been asking about ash dieback & what the possible implications maybe & where to start.  This session is aimed at those who are actively working with Ash trees which may or not be showing signs of Ash dieback. If you have a group of people wishing to be trained, contact Demelza to discuss requirements (location, numbers, site availability etc).

Cost £120.00

Various Phase 1 Habitat Mapping

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660

Video-based course giving classroom and field sessions as well as tutor access for questions. Videos show how to identify habitats and how to draw a Phase 1 Map. Useful for ecologists and conservationists. Self study in your own time.

Various Botany Training Courses in the North East

North East, Verde-ecology Consultancy 07875544635

We offer the following courses: Plant Identification for Phase 1 Habitat Survey, NVC for Calcareous Grasslands, Grasses, Sedges and Rushes for habitat surveying, Riparian Vegetation for protccted species.

They will be delivered using blended learning and distanced field work. £125 per course. Visit our website for dates and details..

Various Online Ecology Self-Study Courses

Online Ecology Self-Study Courses

Online, Ecology Training UK

Ecology Training UK, one of the UK's top ecology training providers, offers a range of over 20 self-study courses you can do at home.

Various Fall into nature with Plantlife

Online, Plantlife

Looking for plant ID workshops - grasses, lichens, bryophytes, to understand grasslands as a climate solution, to explore right tree, right place, habitat management workshops for dunes and temperate rainforests or to get a flavour of plant conservation nationally and internationally, there is something for everyone.

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