Practical and Introductory courses

Learn practical conservation skills or try an introductory course.


These hands-on workshops concentrate on practical skills such as hedgelaying and spoon carving.

New for this year is a Training the Trainer workshop with Brian Eversham at Cambourne.

Basic Ecology Skills

Due to popular demand we are re-running the Basic Ecology Skills workshops - Basic Ecology Skills - BES 1 Species and Habitats and BES 2 Habitat Management and Monitoring. In addition to these two workshops there is also an Introduction to Ecological Surveying workshop with Edgar Turner in Bedfordshire.

Art Workshops

New for 2018 are two art workshops suitable for all abilities with Kombisketchtour, tracking the changes in season with the exploration of flora and fauna through drawing.

Meadow Ecology and Conservation

Due to its success in 2017, we are re-running this workshop which focuses on the ecology and conservation of floodplain meadows and includes site visits to two meadows in Northamptonshire.

Landscape and Geology of the Fens

Learn about the formation of the fenland landscapes, the changes over time and their associated fauna and flors, both past and present.

For dates, times and prices of upcoming workshops see our our vour list of all practical and introductory workshops