Basic Insect Identification

Date(s) - 26 May 2012
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre


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There is a cost of £60 for this course, any money made on the course will go towards our student and volunteer training programme. Booking is essential.

Date: Saturday 26th May 2012

Time: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Parc Slip Nature Reserve

Tutor: Mark Winder

This course is aimed at beginners, who wish to learn more about the terrestrial insect groups and species found in the UK. The course will involve indoor classroom sessions, as well as practical outdoor sessions, so that participants can learn how to identify insects in the field.

Attendees will also have the chance to analyse insects through a microscope to learn key identification and physiological features.

Essential items to bring:

-Packed lunch (tea and coffee is however provided)

-Waterproofs and boots for outdoor activities

-Notepad and pencil

Other useful items:


-Insect ID book

-Hand lens

For further course information, please contact Marie Lindley on 01656 724100