Advanced Botanical Identification
- Location: Preston Montford
- Tutor: Mark Duffell
- Dates: Friday 14 June 2019 to Sunday 16 June 2019
- Times: 06:00 PM - 04:00 PM
- RESIDENT(SOLE OCCUPANCY): £295
- RESIDENT(SHARED ROOM): £270
- NON-RESIDENT: £215
This course is now historical and therefore no bookings can be taken. Explore our current programme of courses here
Troubled by the Yellow ‘Dandelion’ look-alikes, mixing up your Cow Parsleys, wanting an introduction to Ferns, or help in tackling some of the trickier Sedge groups. This course is for those botanists and ecologists looking to extend their botanical knowledge further and wanting an introduction to the more challenging groups of flowering plants. Giving you a scientific introduction to the identification of higher plants concentrating on a range of families and groups including sedges, grasses and pteridophytes (ferns and their allies) plus other families traditionally viewed as difficult such as umbellifers and crucifers. The course is aimed at experienced botanists who have a Field Identification Skills Certificate Level 4 or similar level of experience.
Mark Duffell has had a lifetime interest in plants, gaining the RHS Diploma in Horticulture and completing an MSc in Biological Recording. He now runs Arvensis Ecology, splitting his time between conducting botanical surveys and teaching botanical identification and survey techniques to undergraduate and postgraduate students, consultancies and environmental organisations.
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This course is now historical and therefore no bookings can be taken.
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