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Make your way down to Trosley Country Park on the 8th August between 10am - 3pm and help with the discovery and monitoring of Kent's key pollinator species.

  • 8 Aug 2019
  • 10:00am - 15:00pm
  • Vigo

Delivered by Buglife this pollinator survey techniques training course aims to enable the effective monitoring of the key pollinator species within the project area and provide an opportunity to gain experience and new skills. The course covers both theoretical and practical skills in pollinator surveying, suitable for beginners and those wanting to refresh their knowledge.

Course Content:

  • Pollinator ecology
  • Important habitat features and how to assess a site for pollinators
  • Pollinator identification and recording
  • Books and equipment
  • Reference collections
  • Pollinator monitoring schemes and how to set them up

Car parking charges will be covered by the OCND project, please do not pay at the machine on arrival. Meeting point is in the classroom where you can give your licence number to a member of staff for the parking.

Tea and coffee will be provided on the day, please bring your own lunch or alternatively lunch can be purchased at the country park cafe.

The practical session will take place on chalk banks which are extremely steep, please wear suitable footwear.

Location: Trosley Country Park, Waterlow Road, Vigo Village DA13 0SG

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