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Kit List

FSC Tollymore Equipment Checklist

We hope you will enjoy your upcoming visit to FSC Tollymore and that the weather will cooperate with us during your stay. To conduct your fieldwork, you will need to be outside for several hours, so it is important that you wear appropriate clothing and are prepared for any inclement weather that develops. Please remember that our staff will not take you out unless you are properly equipped.

Please bring the following with you:

  • Waterproof clothing – jackets* and trousers*
  • Wellington boots*
  • Thick socks (bring a spare pair in case they get wet)Birdwatching , Dogs And Animals . July 2012 039
  • Gloves, hat and scarf
  • Warm sweater
  • Warm trousers (we do not recommend jeans as they become cold when wet)
  • A change of clothes/towel (if doing work near water)
  • Personal medicines (e.g. paracetamol, asthma inhalers, epipens, hayfever medicines, etc;)
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun cream and Sun hat (for Spring and Summer courses)
  • Packed lunch
  • Drinks bottle and/or Thermos flask
  • Field notebook and large plastic bag to cover notes in the field
  • Pencils, pens and rubbers
  • Ruler
  • Calculator

*Items which may be hired from the centre (cost of hire is £1 or €1 per student)

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To print a kit list PDF version click here for residential groups