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Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

Identifying British Trees

  • Location: Bishops Wood
  • Tutor: John Handley
  • Date: Thursday 25 July 2019
  • Times: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Level: Open for Everyone
  • NON-RESIDENT: £45

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This is a great time of the year to tackle this extensive group whilst the leaves, fruit and even flowers are still present, helping you to become familiar with them before having to rely upon silhouettes, bark and buds. A range of specimens’ and use of keys will enable attendees to distinguish between many of the British trees. The focus of this one-day course will be broad-leaved trees although conifers will be looked at in less detail. This course will also look at the range of British woodlands, planted, semi-natural and ancient, their ecology and management.

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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