Herbs from the Woods, Fields and Hedgerows Training Course

Date(s) - 5 Jul 2014
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre


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Elder Berries (Alan Price)The WTSWW Ecological Training Courses offer a great opportunity for conservationists and wildlife enthusiasts to increase their field identification skills and learn more about the conservation and ecology of a variety of species and Taxa. Courses are designed to provide a broad knowledge of the topic through practical and theoretical sessions, based at the Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre & Nature Reserve.

Herbs from the Woods, Fields and Hedgerows

Date: Saturday 5th July 2014 – Venue: Parc Slip Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm Tutor: Peter Rosser DBTh MIRCH – Medical Herbalist

This course will allow the opportunity to appreciate the wild local plants that grow around us especially regarding their medicinal properties, and will also include other miscellaneous appropriate topics. At the end of the course the participants will have an awareness of the identification and uses of everyday plants and ‘weeds’ relating to their medicinal properties. Herbs such as Dandelion, Burdock, Cleavers, Elderflower, Hawthorn and Comfrey will be examined, as well as others which will be familiar to many people.

More information about the course is available to download here

Course Booking

• Course costs £60 per person
• Limited places available. To avoid disappointment ensure you book early.
• Payment for courses can be made by debit/credit card over the phone or by cheque. Cheques should be made payable to the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales.
• Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided – please bring own packed lunch.
• Due to the courses being partly field based – please bring suitable footwear and clothing.
• Please note that there will be no refunds for any cancellations within two weeks of the course; there will be an administrative charge of £5 for all other cancellations. Should WTSWW have to cancel the course the full fee will be refunded. For further course information, please contact Marie Lindley on 01656 724100, email info@welshwildlife.org