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Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

Ancient Woodland Plants

  • Location: Bishops Wood
  • Tutor: John Handley
  • Date: Tuesday 19 March 2019
  • Times: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Level: Open for Everyone
  • NON-RESIDENT: £45

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The concept of Ancient Woodlands is distinct within British natural history; no other habitat is recognised in a similar manner. This designation identifies Ancient Woodlands as special places with consequences regarding conservation, management and development. This course will explain the concept of Ancient Woodlands and focus on developing the identification skills necessary to recognise Ancient Woodland Indicators across Britain. A range of material examining the history, management, use, folklore and ecology of Ancient Woodlands will be discussed during an entertaining and enlightening day.

John is the Director of CH Ecology, an independent ecologist and consultant, providing surveys and training on behalf of conservation agencies and Local Authorities. John has a background within amenity horticulture as a Technical Manager, providing advice and training to Local Authorities, prominent sports facilities and private land owners. John is an enthusiastic communicator and botanist.

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This course is now historical and therefore no bookings can be taken.

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