Ecological training courses

We offer a wide range of training courses for consultants, ecological professionals and nature enthusiasts. We also deliver bespoke training courses to cater for your individual, group or organisation’s needs. Please use the links below or get in touch if you would like to learn more.

We will be delivering the following short courses in 2023:

Course 1: Ancient Woodland Indicators
Duration: One day
Dates: Friday 5th May and Saturday 12th May.
Cost: £75
Place: Hawthorn Dene NR, County Durham

Course 2: Botany for Phase 1 habitat survey
Two days
Dates: 18th – 19th May
Cost: £175
Place: Rainton Meadows NR and Hedleyhope Fell NR, Tyne and Wear and County Durham

Course 3: Grasses as habitat indicators
Duration: Two-day course
Date: 3rd/4rd June
Cost: £175
Place: Pity Me Carr and Low Newton Junction, County Durham/ Herrington Hill, Sunderland

Course 4: NVC for grasslands
Two days
Dates: 1st/2nd July
Cost: £ 175
Place: Chopwell Meadows, Gateshead/High Moorsley, County Durham

Course 5: Botany for blanket bog and upland habitats
Duration: Two-day course
Date: August
Cost: £175
Place: Geltsdale nature Reserve, Cumbria

Bespoke training

We can provide training for your organization in botany and ecology.   We can adapt the course to your company/staff needs. We can cover topics including:

  • Phase 1 habitat Survey
  • National Vegetation Communities
  • Plant identification for ecological consultancy
  • Condition assessments
  • Plant monitoring