Learn to Love Ants

Learn To Love Ants is an introduction to to one of our planet’s most numerous insect groups, introducing aspects of their biology, ecology and behaviour.

Important ecosystem engineers and highly successful social insects, ants can be found almost anywhere and they display a host of different behaviours depending on species, habitat, or caste (whether they’re queens, workers or soldiers). On this course, you will learn all about their hidden empires and their fascinating secret lives.

This course combines the use of classroom-led learning and outside learning opportunities led by one of our ants tutors to give individuals the skills and confidence to learn more about the lives and ecological roles of ants.

  • Certificate upon course completion.
  • Please email biolinks@field-studies-council.org if you have any questions.
  • Please note that this course is NOT a species identification course and will only go as far as categorising ants into subfamilies.

What will be covered during this course?

    • An introduction to ant biology, including their anatomy and morphology.
    • An overview of the species diversity of ants in the UK
    • The ecological roles of different groups of ants.
    • How to go about finding ants in different habitats.

Please refer to our website for more information and to book.

How to Apply

Book Here

Please mention ConservationJobs.co.uk when enrolling in this Course!

Key Information

Start date:

2nd March 2022 at 10:00am




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Biodiversity, Biology, Ecology, Environment, Nature & Wildlife


Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, London, United Kingdom