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Introduction to Butterflies and Day Flying Moths

The course will cover the different stages of butterfly and moth life-cycles and lifestyles, focusing on the importance of larval food plants and flowers for nectaring.

Bushy Park

Education, Wildlife

Paid
Introduction to Wild Flowers

An informal, beginner’s guide to flowering plants in Bushy Park. During the day you will see a variety of species and learn more about how to identify them correctly.

Bushy Park

Education

Paid
How To Use a Botanical Key

"Keying out" is a daunting but essential skill for anyone interested in Botany. This one-day introduction will explain how dichotomous keys work, how to find your way around them, and will guide you through their use and application - and their limitations.

Bushy Park

Education, Horticulture

Paid
Bees, Hoverflies and Flowers: Pollinators and Pollination

This course introduces the insects that play a role in pollination, helping you to recognise them, understand how they interact with flowering plants, and find out how to play your part in conserving them.

Bushy Park

Education, Wildlife

Paid
The Natural History of Bushy Park

An ecological introduction to the large acid and neutral grasslands, open water and trees of Bushy Park including the important veteran trees.

Bushy Park

Education

Paid
Forensic Ecology

The use of environmental and botanical data in forensic science has a long history dating to at least the early 20th Century. Participants will learn about the ways in which vegetation and other forms of environmental evidence can be used to help understand criminal activity.

Bushy Park

Education

Paid
Introduction to Hedgerows

Hedgerows are boundary features of the landscape and their history is usually reflected in their wildlife. Learn about how hedgerows were created – or planted, their trees and flora, and of species that help to indicate their origin.

Bushy Park

Education

Paid
Identifying Fungi

This beginners course will explore the environment of Bushy Park, showing how and where to find different species of fungi and examining their amazing lifestyles.

Bushy Park

Education, Wildlife

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