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Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

Ash Woodlands: Plants and Mosses

  • Location: Bishops Wood
  • Tutor: John Handley
  • Date: Tuesday 26 March 2019
  • Times: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Level: Open for Everyone

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Bluebells, primroses and ramsons, Ash woodlands are captivating places, with interest throughout the year, and the very best way of getting to grips with their range and diversity is to take time to look at the plants that commonly grow there. This course wlook at these plants providing identification techniques for common or characteristic species such as toothwort, herb Paris and orchids. Ecological information will be provided to help naturalists understand these vital woodlands. A wide range of material will be covered looking at their history, management and use, ecology, folklore, the species that make up these woodlands and what the future might look like for these important woodlands.

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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