Course: Mammal Identification Weekend - Nationwide

The Mammal Society

Various locations

02380010984 Training Officer

Cost: From £195

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology


The mammal Identification weekend provides a great chance to learn the key distinguishing features of all UK mammal species. Classroom sessions will cover the key visual clues to identification, tracks, feeding signs, nests, burrows, sounds, droppings & skeletal remains. There are plenty of opportunities to develop your practical skills during six field based sessions focusing on small mammal trapping, field signs, handling small mammals and the analysis of owl pellets. Successful completion of the course and optional assessment leads to the FSC accredited certificate in basic mammal identification.

Prices include accommodation and meals, single rooms are available at a supplement.

2017 Dates & Locations

  • 12 - 14 May - Juniper Hall, Dorking, Surrey
  • 23 - 25 June - Kindrogan, Blairgowrie, Perthshire
  • 28 - 30 July - Malham Tarn, Settle, North Yorkshire
  • 1 - 3 September - Juniper Hall, Dorking, Surrey
  • 6 - 8 October - Margam, Port Talbot

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