• Exploring Nature Writing – Online

    This introductory online nature writing course will immerse you in the world of nature writing. You will learn some basic practices and techniques, allowing you to develop as a writer, as you take inspiration from nature and hone your craft. Be inspired by nature and bring nature’s power to life on… Read More

  • Enhance Your Nature Writing: Exploration and Analysis – Online

    This intermediate online course will introduce you to the roots of nature writing. Creative writers are taken through a series of exciting workshops where they take inspiration from the analysis of a variety of sources and hone their craft. What is covered in this course? The Roots of Nature Writing… Read More

  • Developing Nature Writing – Online

    Using the written word, bring nature’s power to life on your page. Take inspiration from nature, art, and philosophy. Aspiring nature writers are taken through a series of exciting workshops to hone their craft, sketching out the beauty of nature with the written word. What will be covered during… Read More

  • Writing Nature Memoir – Online

    This intermediate online course will introduce you to writing nature memoir. You will develop an understanding of the genre and literary techniques commonly used through a wide range of activities that will guide you in honing your own narrative voice and reflection skills. The course will allow you to… Read More

  • Rebecca Hubbard

    This inspirational writing course is offered by Rebecca Hubbard, an experienced writer and writing tutor with a passion for helping people to explore and deepen their connection with natural places through words. Rebecca works as a gardener and writes. She is a published feature journalist and poet with her prose… Read More

  • Ancient Trees of the British Landscape

    A comprehensive exploration of the natural history and management of trees and woodlands. A series of illustrated lectures are complemented by field excursions to some of the finest ancient woodlands in Suffolk and Essex along with a visit to Staverton, one of the finest medieval parks in England, plus… Read More

  • Online Learning

    Welcome to Field Studies Council’s Natural History Online Learning courses.   We offer a range of online Natural History courses suitable for all levels of knowledge, hosted on our online learning platform Moodle. You can start your journey with us at introductory level, working up to beginner, intermediate and finally advanced… Read More

  • Young Darwin Scholarship 2023

    Unique opportunity for 16–25-year-olds to apply for a 90% subsidised, Darwin-inspired scholarship, combining environmental education and ongoing support.  Apply Now (16 – 17) Apply Now (18 – 25) Applications close at 9pm on June 4th 2023 If you are aged 16-25 with an interest in the natural world… Read More

  • Mental Health Awareness Week

    Mental Health Awareness week (9th – 15th May) is an annual opportunity for the UK to collectively come together in raising awareness and focus on… Read More

  • World Mental Health Day 2022

    World Mental Health Day is recognised by the World Health Organisation. It works to ensuring mental health is treated the same as physical health, and… Read More