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Ecology, Surveying and Conservation of Dormice

August 17, 2024 - August 18, 2024

A course focusing on the ecology of the hazel dormouse for anyone with a professional or strong amateur interest in the species. The course will spend much of the days in the field and will cover hazel dormouse ecology, survey techniques and habitat management requirements.

This short course will introduce you to the complex ecology of dormice and explore ways to conserve them. It will also provide an opportunity to experience surveying and monitoring skills for this species.

This course will cover:

The ecology of dormice and reasons for their scarcity
Surveying methods such as looking for nibbled hazelnuts and dormouse nests, using footprint tunnels, nest tubes and nest boxes
Habitat management and conservation strategies for dormice
Interpreting the legislation protecting dormice

This course is eligible for a student discount. If you are a current student, please use discount code BioStudent20 at checkout for 20% off.

Please note: There is no accommodation or meal facilities provided with this course. Refreshments (tea and coffee) will be available.

Please refer to our website for further information and to book: https://www.field-studies-council.org/courses-and-experiences/static-courses/ecology-surveying-and-conservation-of-dormice/

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Start:
Sat, August 17 @ 10:00 am
End:
Sun, August 18 @ 5:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/403453612561617/

Venue

FSC Flatford Mill
FSC Flatford Mill + Google Map

Organiser

The Field Studies Council
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