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Course – Light microscopy for botanists

This one day hands-on course is intended to enable participants to get the best out of a microscope for observation or for measurement, and is suitable for complete beginners as well as those who want to improve their microscope techniques.

Each participant will have individual access to both a stereozoom-dissecting and a high-power compound microscope, and be introduced to a range of optical and slide making techniques including chromosome preps. Multistack imaging with Helicon Focus will also be demonstrated.

Fee £42 20% off for Essex Field Club members. Course fee includes lunch at the Wat Tyler cafe.

This course runs at the Green Centre from 10.00 to 16.00.

This course is run by the Essex Field Club in partnership with the Field Studies Council. Book your space and find out more at the Field Studies Council website, by phone on 020 8502 8500 or by post Epping Forest Field Centre, High Beach, Loughton IG10 4AF