FSC | Field Studies Council

Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

Finding and Identifying Beetles

  • Location:  Juniper Hall
  • Tutor:  Steve Bolchover
  • Dates : Friday 27 July 2018 to Sunday 29 July 2018
  • Level: Open for Everyone
  • RESIDENT(SOLE OCCUPANCY): £240
  • RESIDENT(SHARED ROOM): £220
  • NON-RESIDENT: £180

This exciting course at Juniper Hall will cover practical aspects of finding, identifying and recording beetles. The main focus of the course is on the diversity of beetles and their adaptations to their environment. Guidance on field and laboratory equipment and the treatment of specimens will be given, andon the literature, internet and other resources helpful in identification. The course is not aimed at experts but those people who would like to learn about beetles and to learn skills in fieldwork techniques, curation and identification of specimens.

Steve Bolchover has a Zoology degree from Oxford University and has been an amateur entomologist for many years. He is a County Recorder for Coleoptera (beetles) and has been delivering workshops and presentations about beetles and other invertebrates over the last 20 years. Steve has run very popular courses for the FSC since 2011.

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RESIDENT(SOLE OCCUPANCY) : £240


RESIDENT(SHARED ROOM) : £220


NON-RESIDENT : £180


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