• Celebrating 80 Years

    from CEO Mark Castle The Field Studies Council was created on 10th December 1943 which makes us older than the NHS and our National…

  • Research and Fieldwork Skills Course

    Our Research and Fieldwork Skills course will arm you with the skills and knowledge needed to feel confident in planning and conducting your undergraduate research project. The course will enable you to develop a greater understanding of the research process, undertake pilot studies at a range of our fieldwork…

  • Family Marine Explorers Weekend

    Immerse yourself in a fun-packed weekend exploring the local marine environment. Join us on our family marine explorers weekend to learn more about the marine environment as a family. Read more This weekend is designed to encourage families to explore the amazing sights that the marine environment has…

  • Discovering Badgers: Biology, Ecology and Surveying

    Welcome to our three-week online course on Badger biology, ecology, and surveying. Here you’ll uncover the secrets of these fascinating creatures and their essential role in the British environment. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, a wildlife admirer, or simply intrigued by the hidden lives of badgers, this course…

  • Dr Amanda Tuke

    Dr Amanda Tuke is a consultant botanist and university lecturer with a PhD in plant ecology. She is passionate about teaching botany and sharing her fascination with plants and is the vice-chair of the Skills & Training Committee of the Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland.

  • Dr Jackie Symmons

    Dr Jackie Symmons is an experienced freelance ecologist and conservation land management adviser from Mid Wales. She has an extensive background in delivering conservation field research and training from wild deer impacts to marine and terrestrial environment habitat surveys. She is also currently working in the area of natural resource…