An Introduction to Natural History - Ollerton Library - Community Learning

Ollerton Library, Newark

Important update: Bookings will close 7 days before the course starts.

Key details

Date -
Sessions Wednesdays: 2pm - 5pm
No. sessions 4
Venue Ollerton Library, Newark
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 8
Cost Free

About this course

On the introductory course, you will learn about some of the habitat types and species found in the Sherwood Forest area.

Find out how to undertake basic surveying and identification of main groups of invertebrates, mammals, wildflowers, freshwater/terrestrial invertebrates using field guides.

Discover woodland, wetland, heathland, freshwater and grassland habitats with our expert environmental tutor.  This course involves class based and field work at various sites around Sherwood.

This course can lead onto an accredited Level 1 course.

You will be outside for some of this course, please wear suitable clothing and sensible footwear.

Please note, this course does not meet on consecutive weeks.  dates are Wednesday May 26th, June 9th & 23rd, July 7th

Booking your place and fee information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Greater London, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands and West of England.

This course is programmed as part of the Miner2Major Landscape Partnership scheme, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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