A Beginners Guide to Mosses

A weekend course based in the grounds of Margam Country Park that will introduce the principles of moss identification for the beginner focusing on the larger and most common species and where to look for them. Fieldwork will be followed up with the use of microscopes to look at features more closely. The ecological characteristics of the moss species will be pointed out. A good group of plants to study in winter.

Dr June Chatfield has a long interest in mosses and liverworts and is a member of the British Bryological Society and a Fellow of the South London Botanical Institute. She has worked as a college lecturer and museum curator and knows this area well from her time as Assistant Keeper in Zoology at the National Museum of Wales. She is the author of How to Begin the Study of Mosses and Liverworts published by the British Naturalists Association in 2008. She now lives in Hampshire.

How to Apply

To book a place on this course, please visit the FSC website or contact the centre directly on 01639 895636.

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Key Information

Start date:

19th October 2018 at 6:00pm

Cost:

From £168

Organisation:

Field Studies Council

Type:

Short

Sectors:

Ecology

Location:

Margam Discovery Centre, Port Talbot, United Kingdom