A one-day course primarily aimed at beginners, providing an introduction to this large and varied Phylum of invertebrates.
While giving a background to all kinds of mollusc, the focus will be on those most commonly encountered in Britain, including terrestrial and aquatic (freshwater, brackish and marine) species, with a field session on how and where to look for specimens, followed by identifying them to group and then to species.
A fold-out sheet on British landsnails produced by the Conchological Society will be available at the cost price of £1 each.
Fee £39 20% off for Essex Field Club members.
This course runs at the Green Centre from 10.00 to 16.00.
Please bring a packed lunch.
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