Course: Habitat Surveying: An Introduction

Field Studies Council

Various locations
Various dates and locations in May and June 2024

Cost: £110 - Students get 20% off using the code 'BioStudent20'

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife


This course is designed to give a theoretical and practical experience in botanical and habitat survey techniques available in the UK. You will learn how to select the appropriate methods for vegetation surveying and data collection in different habitats.

Expert ecological consultant trainers will lead this course and support you in building your awareness of different habitat types. You will be introduced to basic botanical skills to support habitat surveying, and coding and mapping methodology for grasslands and woodlands will be demonstrated out in the field.

This course will include:

  • Learning about different UK habitats and their conservation status 
  • An introduction to basic botanical skills to support habitat surveying 
  • Practical experience in the field looking at commonly encountered plant species indicative of grassland and woodland habitats
  • Practical experience in the field of habitat surveying, coding and mapping methodologies demonstrated by an expert tutor 
  • A chance to meet fellow like-minded people from a range of different disciplines

Course dates: 8th May, 11th May, 12th May, 4th June, 15th June 2024

Students can get 20% off this course when using the code 'BioStudent20' at checkout.

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


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