Feed Bristol

Feed Bristol
Frenchay Park Road, Stapleton, Bristol, Avon, BS16 1HB
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Aquatic And Wetland Plants

This course is designed for people with a reasonable grounding in plant identification and is intended to provide guidance in the identification of some of the critical aquatic and wetland plant groups, such as wetland-dependent Carex species, Callitriche, Potamogeton, Ranunculus subgenus Batrachium and non-flowering…

Fri 25 Aug

Starting at £60 for two days

Bristol Bats

This introduction to British bats will be aimed at people with a general interest in bat ecology as well as environmental or land management professionals who seek a more thorough understanding of survey techniques and management practices to benefit bats. The course will start with an overview of the ecology and…

Sat 29 Jul

Starting at £60 for two days

British Butterflies (2 Day Course)

Come and explore the colourful world of some of Britain’s most spectacular insects. This course covers butterfly identification, ecology including life cycle, and conservation. It will help you to identify many of our native butterfly species, for example how to tell the difference between similar species such as the…

Sat 8 Jul

Starting at £60 for two days

Bryophytes For Beginners (2 Day Course)

This course will be focusing on introductory concepts in bryophyte identification, including separation of mosses from liverworts and hornworts, pleurocarpous from acrocarpous mosses, and separation of leafy from thallose liverworts. Recognition of male and female reproductive structures and familiarisation with the…

Sat 27 May

Starting at £60 for two days

Feed Bristol Open Day: Get Growing Trail

Launch of the annual open gardens event in collaboration with the Chelsea Fringe. Feed Bristol is Avon Wildlife Trust's community food-growing project in Stapleton, Bristol. We are open every day mid-week (9.00 – 5.00). We run events on the first Saturday of the month (12:00 -5.00). Events include live music, kid's…

Feed Bristol Open Day: Meet The Growers

Feed Bristol is Avon Wildlife Trust's community food-growing project in Stapleton, Bristol. We are open every day mid-week (9.00 – 5.00). We run events on the first Saturday of the month (12:00 -5.00). Events include live music, kid's activities, walks, talks and workshops. We host our own cafe and cook fresh seasonal…

Sat 6 May

Identifying Fungi

Are you keen to learn more about the fascinating kingdom of fungi? This is a free workshop for budding young mycologists, aimed at beginners and those who already know the basics about fungi identification. It will include microscope work.   Booking is FREE but essential. Please register below.  This event is…

Sun 7 May

Free

Introduction To Aquatic Invertebrates (3 Day Course)

A 3 day course as part of the Field Ecology Course programme at Feed Bristol. This three day course in freshwater awuatic invertebrates can only be a sampler into a broad subject. Key points in this course are experience in using standard field equipment, differences between flowing and still waters, how to discern key…

Introduction To British Birds (2 Day Course)

Wondering how to tell your blackbird from a blackcap or dunnock from a house sparrow? Join bird expert Ed Drewitt and learn how to identify local birds and their songs living in the scrub and grasslands around Feed Bristol, Frenchay. Develop your bird identification skills with bird expert Ed Drewitt. People with…

Sat 29 Apr

Starting at £60 for two days

Introduction To British Mammals

The course will provide an overview of British mammals and then cover the following in greater detail: People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sat 15 Jul

Starting at £60 for two days

Introduction To British Moths

Most people are familiar with the dozen or so species of common butterflies that feed in our gardens, but how many of us are aware that the average suburban garden plays host to more than four hundred species of moths? With more than two thousand five hundred species present in Britain, moths greatly out number…

Sat 12 Aug

Starting at £60 for two days

Introduction To Entomology (3 Day Course)

Learn about the amazing world of insects through outdoor field-work, indoor identification workshops and practical hands-on experience with an expert insect tutor and enthusiastic county invertebrate recorder.   With the tutors help, you will learn how to observe, collect, handle, identify and record a wide range of…

Fri 12 May

Starting at £90 for three days

Introduction To Fungi

Come and explore the fascinating kingdom of Fungi. From towering toadstools down to microscopic filaments of mycelium, this course will explore the diversity of form and function that these important organisms display. We will cover the biology and some of the ecological roles and symbioses that Fungi form, to aid as a…

Sat 21 Oct

Starting at £60 for two days

Introduction To Grasses (2 Day Course)

Grasses and grassland wild flowers reveal a great deal about a habitat, to the trained eye, but without guidance their intricate features present a challenge to the budding botanist. This 2-day course welcomes anyone who is curious to learn more about these delicate wild flowers and their grassland habitats. The course…

Sat 24 Jun

Starting at £60 for two days

Introduction To The Amazing World Of Lichens (2 Day Course)

This introduction to lichens will be aimed at people with a general interest in plant and fungal identification The course will start with a look at lichen biology, diversity and ecology, and will then look at how we name them, and gain practical skills in recognising the key features for identification, using…

Sat 10 Jun

An Introduction To Wildflower Identification (2 Day Course)

A wonderfully diverse world of wild flowers surrounds us, yet their names and fascinating characteristics remain a mystery to many of us. Learning to identify our native flora gives new pleasures and an understanding of your environment every time you step outside. It is also the first step for many seeking careers in the…

Sat 20 May

Wildflower Identification

A wonderfully diverse world of wild flowers surrounds us, yet their names and fascinating characteristics remain a mystery to many of us. Learning to identify our native flora gives new pleasures and an understanding of your environment every time you step outside. It is also the first step for many seeking careers in the…

Sat 22 Jul

Starting at £60 for two days

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