***Please note we have had a large amount of bookings come in for this workshop and we are no longer taking bookings at the moment. However, please do get in touch if you are interested so we can let you know if a space becomes available.***
The Environment Agency will be leading a workshop on Freshwater Fish identification.
Our County Recorder for Bumblebees, Patrick Saunders, is leading a workshop to identify the bumblebee species found in Cornwall, both out in the field, and where necessary under closer scrutiny under the microscope.
This workshop is now FULLY BOOKED but please do email to register your interest in case a space opens up.
Cornwall has the most amazing bryophyte flora including some worldwide rarities. They can form an important part of assemblages for NVC work as well as being fascinating and photogenic for the enthusiastic amateur recorder.
Sand dunes take up 2% of the landcover of Cornwall but contain 20% of its floral species, some of which are nationally scarce or rare.
Coastal sand dunes are rich in invertebrates, including beetles, bugs and butterflies, many of which are specially adapted to the habitat and cannot be found elsewhere. Dune slacks in particular are abundant in invertebrate life.
At first glance, the yellow flowers of the Daisy family (Asteraceae), often known as 'Composites', can all look alike and may appear to be a daunting group for beginners to break into.