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   Conservation Training

See the following tables for practical or natural history conservation related courses.

HCV will generally reimburse regular volunteers for worthwhile courses.

Local Courses

Local Courses: 2005
DateTitleLevProviderCost
Sun. 26 JunWildlife PondsOFSC£30
Sat. 9 JulDiscovering Wild FlowersOFSC£30
Sat. 30 JulAquatic Plant IdentificationP-IFSC£38
Sun. 7 AugFirst Aid
(to be confirmed)
  Harlow Wildspace!Free
Sat. 17 SepIdentifying Trees in LeafBFSC£30
Sun. 18 SepBadger Course EWT (Thorndon)£15
Thu. 1 & Fri. 2 DecHedgelayingP-OFSC£75

HMWT - Contact Petrina Allen at Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust on 01727 858901.

FSC Epping Forest - Field Centre, Tel. 020 8508 7714,
High Beech, Loughton, Essex IG10 4AF, managed by the Field Studies Council.
The courses listed above are a small selection of the full Epping Forest programme.

EWT - Essex Wildlife Trust
Thorndon Countryside Centre, Tel. 01277 232944.

RSPB - Rye Meads Visitor Centre, Tel. 01992 798380,
Rye Road, Stanstead Abbotts, Herts SG12 8JS.

VST - Voluntary Sector Training (NW Essex CVS Partnership)
Web: www.voluntarysectortraining.org.uk
Email: admin@voluntarysectortraining.org.uk
Tel: 01371 876747
UDC Building, 46 High Street, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1AN.

Essex Wildlife Trust Survey Training

Essex Wildlife Trust has a programme of training events on species identification and methods of recording to help provide information for the Essex Biodiversity Action Plan. Telephone 01621 862960.
You can download the programme below:

EWT Survey Training Programme (282kbyte - typically ~1 min 10sec with a 56kbit/s modem)
 

BTCV Training

BTCV Courses: July - Sept 2005
DateTitleLevOfficeCost
Sat 9 JulEmergency First Aid T&C - Readingphone
Sat 9 JulIntro Leadership Skills T&C - Oxfordphone
Sat 6 AugHeathland Management T&C - W. Berksphone
Sat 10 SepTool use & maintenance T&C - Oxfordphone

BTCV organize a whole range of short courses through their regional offices. An overview brochure can be downloaded from the BTCV website training page. In addition BTCV run courses aimed more at staff in the voluntary and statutory environmental sectors - see the BTCV Environmental Trainers Network webpages.

In future it may be possible to book on-line at www.btcv.org/shop but in the meantime contact the following:

London - BTCV Training, 80 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 9AG.
Email: London-Training@btcv.org.uk
Tel: 020 7843 4286

Berks & Bucks/South East England (BTCV Thames & Chilterns),
16 Bridge St, Caversham, Reading, Berks RG4 8AA.
Email: SE-Training@btcv.org.uk
Tel: 01189 475049

Norfolk/Eastern England - BTCV, Dragon Cottage, St Ann Lane, Norwich NR1 1QG
Email: Eastern-Training@btcv.org.uk
Tel: 01603 767400

 

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