Identification of Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Epping Forest

Broaden your basic botanical knowledge and widen your expertise to include grasses, sedges and rushes on this course. During this intensive two-day course you will learn how to use illustrated keys and synopses for identification (devised by the tutor) using the wide range of habitats in Epping Forest and the Roding Valley.

Fee includes a pub lunch on both days.

Transport is required to field sites carpooling will be arranged on the day.

Our Natural History and Exploring Nature and the Arts courses are aimed at those aged 18 and above. If you are interested in one of our courses but are under 18 at the time of the course beginning please contact the Centre hosting the course prior to booking to discuss the content and its suitability.


Ken Adams is BSBI, BBS and Essex Field Club: Higher Plant, Fern and Bryophyte recorder for Essex. He co-authored the second Flora of Essex (1974) and is working on the third Flora of the county.

How to Apply

To book a place on this course, please visit the FSC website or contact the centre directly on 020 8502 8500.

Please mention when enrolling in this Course!

Key Information

Start date:

15th June 2019 at 9:00am




Field Studies Council




Ecology, Nature & Wildlife


Epping Forest, Essex, United Kingdom

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