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Events, training courses and practical opportunities to help conserve local wildlife form a major part of our activities. See featured events below. For a full list with details download the What's On Events Guide

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Events in the Training Course category

Wildlife Photography – Reptiles & Amphibians

Sunday 7th August

Event Type: Idle Valley | Training Course | Bassetlaw

Idle Valley’s wetlands and ponds are home to many amphibians such as toads, frogs and newts which attract predators such as grass snakes. Come along for a chance to photograph these species. Delivered by professional wildlife photographer Jack Perks, this session will offer a fantastic range of top tips and creative ideas to help you capture the perfect image! 10am – 12 noon, £20 per person. Booking essential.
Contact: Rural Learning Centre 01777 713 941

Asteraceae - Getting to Grips with Dandelion Lookalikes

Tuesday 16th August

Event Type: Attenborough | Training Course

Through this course you’ll learn about the key features of the Asteraceae (daisy family), develop your knowledge of the key features for identifying dandelion lookalikes, use a range of keys to decide which genus they belong to, and gain confidence in identifying them. The course leaders will assume you have knowledge of botany and botanical terms. Tutor: Margaret Crittenden. 9.30am - 4pm. £45.00 including refreshments and lunch. Booking essential.
Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


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