UK mammals – Practical identification & field skills

Mon Oct 11 2021 at 09:30 am to 04:00 pm

Grow Wilder | Bristol

Avon Wildlife Trust
Publisher/HostAvon Wildlife Trust
UK mammals \u2013 Practical identification & field skills Discover the world of Britain’s mammals on this one day course with Matt Collis at Grow Wilder
About this Event

Focused on the UK’s terrestrial mammals, this day course aims to teach identification and field skills for this elusive and enigmatic group. From badgers and otters, to wood mice and water voles, discover all the techniques needed to spot, track and successfully ID the local mammals in your area. With a bit of luck, you might even meet a few on the day! Perfect for amateur and budding ecologists. Multiple outdoor practical's included.

Learning outcomes:

- Gain an overview of British mammals and their basic ecology

- Practice identification of British mammals by sight and using field signs

- Learn several techniques in order to find, survey and identify them

- Learn how to handle a small mammal under expert supervision

This course is led by ecologist Matt Collis


Measures in accordance with current government guidelines will be in place, please do not attend if you are unwell and please bring a mask. We reserve the right to adapt or change activities in order to meet current government guidelines around Covid-19.

Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Grow Wilder, 181 Frenchay Park Road, Bristol, United Kingdom


GBP 5.00 to GBP 50.00

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