Course: Introduction to Freshwater Invertebrates

Field Studies Council

Preston Montford, Shrewsbury or Rhyd-y-Creuau, Conwy
31st August or 21st September 2024

Cost: £75 - students can get 20% off using the code 'BioStudent20' at checkout

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife, water & hydrology

This beginner course is designed to be a gentle introduction to freshwater invertebrate identification for those who have limited or no experience. We will use hand lenses, microscopes and identification keys to look at what makes a mayfly a mayfly, and how to tell apart the larvae of beetles and flies. Our expert tutor will guide you through a combination of classroom and field sessions to build up your knowledge, skills and confidence.

This course will include:

  • Experience in using keys and identifying freshwater invertebrates to family level. 
  • Experience pond dipping.
  • Experience using a hand lens and microscope.

This course is eligible for a student discount. If you are a current student, please use discount code BioStudent20 at checkout for 20% off.

Please refer to our website for further information and to book.

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