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This beginner-intermediate course will focus on lichens as they are found in birch and pine woodland.
You will be introduced to some of the characteristic lichen species and their identification characteristics as can be seen with a hand lens in the field, as well as investigate the range of substrata present in these habitats and the specific lichen communities these attract, and aspects of their ecology.
Please book your course place directly through Field Studies Council
Saturday 26th – Sunday 27th August, 10.00-17.00
Please email [email protected] if you have any questions
Knowledge level – Beginner-intermediate. Level descriptors can be found on the following web page: Framework and Course Level Descriptors
Prior knowledge – No specific experience of lichens is expected in order to do this course
Who should attend? Nature enthusiasts, students, rangers, early career ecologists
The course has been carefully created by expert tutors and educators to help you build your knowledge and apply it within the field surrounded by like-minded individuals
Please contact the Glenmore Lodge office to book accommodation and meals for this course
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