Coastal habitats contain many beautiful and interesting plant species adapted to some extreme environmental conditions. This course will help you develop your ability to identify many of the common species and understand how they are adapted to live in the transitional habitats between land and sea – a beneficial skill to have.

Tutor: John Archer-Thomson

For many years John Archer-Thomson was Assistant Head of Centre at FSC Dale Fort. He is now working as a freelance coastal ecologist, writer and photographer and runs a number of courses at Dale Fort each year. He co-wrote Rocky Shores, Volume 7 in Bloomsbury’s British Wildlife Collection.