Course: Mammal Identification Weekend

The Mammal Society

Settle, North Yorkshire and Juniper Hall, Surrey 02380 010984 Training Officer

Cost: From £205

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.

Dates and locations:

6th September - 8th September, FSC Malham Tarn, Settle, North Yorkshire

30th August - 1st September, FSC Juniper Hall, Surrey

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