Join us as we explore Epping Forest and discover more about the nature and wildlife that lives here.

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On this guided walk, learn about how we manage habitats both in the past and now and how these affect what we can see. This active session will involve finding out about all the living things within the woodland, from bugs to animals and trees, and some basic identification skills.

About the Tutor

Sharon Brown

Sharon Brown is a botanist – geographer currently working as an independent ecologist with habitat assessment and management as a main area of expertise. Over time she has also worked for the Nature Conservancy Council, Scottish Rangering, Wildlife Trusts and latterly as an associate tutor for the Field Studies Council. As a naturalist she has a fascination for wild places, as well as the wild in more urban settings and an enthusiasm for passing this to others through practical application.

Explore our range of nature courses hosted by our engaging tutors and learn from their expertise and knowledge. Our nature experiences are a chance to meet like-minded people, a chance to unwind from everyday life, and a great opportunity to experience the UK’s glorious wildlife and the surrounding countryside of our field centres.

Before You Attend

What to bring

  • Bring a packed lunch and additional drinks.
  • Bring a bag to carry personal items whilst outside.
  • Wear suitable clothing and footwear for the weather and being based outside for some or all of the day.
  • When outside, expect to be walking through easy terrain, sometimes on small unsurfaced (and muddy) paths.

Opportunities to attend this course

This course is not currently available to book. Dates will follow soon.

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