Woodland 2500X1500

Conservation Courses

Water Vole Ecology

Water Vole Survey, Assessment and Mitigation

Thursday 7th  and Friday 8th September

Day 1 – 10.00am - 5pm

Day 2 – 9.00am - 4pm

£200 per person for both days

Tutors: Richard Andrews and Hazel Ryan

This is a two-day course aimed at professional ecologists. It provides a solid grounding in water vole ecology, survey, assessment, and mitigation with both classroom and field-based practical elements. Classroom and survey elements are led by a leading consultant, tracker and co-author of the Water Vole Mitigation Handbook (Mammal Society 2016), and the other practical sessions by our recognised expert in water vole trapping, husbandry and release. Participants will have the opportunity to identify real field-signs, handle live water voles, examine equipment and to visit our other native riparian mammals. Own transport required.

When booking for Thursday 7th September, you are purchasing the full two days.

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Animal Skeletons

Comparative Anatomy

Saturday 14th October

10.00am – 4.00pm


Tutor: Anne Riddell

Discover the similarities and differences between human and animal skeletons. Learn how animal bones and skeletons are adapted to the way they move, hunt and what they eat and compare them to humans. Hands-on course with a variety of bone samples to examine.

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Important Information:

  • Minimum ages for all courses is 16years unless specified.
  • All courses must be paid for at the time of booking and are non-refundable unless cancelled by Wildwood.
  • For all online courses, participants will need a webcam and microphone.

If you have any queries about any courses, please get in touch via email at courses@wildwoodtrust.org.

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