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How we run coursesWe run courses virtually and in-person at our field centres and partner venues across the UK, from introductory to advanced level as part of our progressive ‘learning frameworks.’
Free natural history talksField Studies Council Natural History Live webinars are free online learning experiences for adults, comprising of a 30-40 minute talk from an expert guest speaker.
I found it really engaging and interesting. The explanatory videos were really professional and helpful and I liked how it encouraged us to go out and actually look for thingsOnline Participant Tracks and Signs June 2021
“The approach was very flexible, all the information easily accessible and the tutor very knowledgeable”Online Participant Amphibians and Reptiles June 2021