FSC | Field Studies Council

Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

Introduction to Seaweeds

  • Location: Millport
  • Tutor: Jane Pottas
  • Dates: Wednesday 23 May 2018 to Friday 25 May 2018
  • Times: 05:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  • Level: Open for Everyone
  • NON-RESIDENT: £155

An introduction to brown, red and green seaweed identification, focusing on recognisable species in the field such as the wracks and kelps and other species requiring more detailed examination in the lab using keys and microscopes. Topics including the evolution of seaweeds, their classification, reproduction and zonation will be covered through informative talks and discussion.

Jane Pottas is a teacher with experience working in schools and university. Then she discovered seaweeds. She now has a PhD in phycology and is currently Secretary of the British Phycological Society.

Extra nights

If you are interested in staying at the Centre for additional nights, before or after the course, please contact the Centre for availability and costs which start from £35 for B&B, or £42.50 full board. Partner Rate For those paying the sole occupancy price, we are offering our guests a special rate for those who would like a twin room for them and their partner not enrolled on an FSC course, at £42.50 per night for dinner, bed and breakfast.



Marine Biological Association (MBA) Members and Marine Conservation Society Members - 10% discount 

If you are a Member of the MBA or the MCS you can enjoy a 10% discount on this course.

Please use the appropriate voucher code at the checkout:

MBA Members - MBA10

MCS Members - MCS10

You will be asked for proof of membership before we take the money.

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