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Wildlearning - courses for adults

Do you want to learn more about wildlife and the part you can play in helping to protect Suffolk's wildlife for the future?  Come and learn new skills and enjoy meeting people on our Wildlearning courses for adults.

Click on the months below to view courses - or scroll down to see the full listing. You can also download the leaflet by clicking the image on the right.

 

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How to book your Wildlearning course: 
Please call 01473 890089/892430 to check availability. You can pay over the phone using a credit/debit card or click on 'Click here to book' and an application form will open in a new window.  Please complete this form and return by post, along with your payment, to the address shown. 

A confirmation letter or email will be sent to you as soon as possible and joining details will be sent approximately two weeks before the date of the course.  If there are iinsufficent numbers to run the course, your payment will be refunded.

 

December 2009

Event:

Winter birds - Paul Holness
Date: Sunday 13 December
Time:
10am - 4pm
Details: Learn to be more confident about identifying birds with an experienced ornithologist to guide you. For beginners/less experinced.
Cost: £15 £12/concessions
Location: Lackford Lakes, nr Bury St Edmunds
Contact:

Tel: 01473 892430/890089

Email: # or click here to book

 

January 2010

 

Event:

 

Art classes for beginners - Kate Nockles

Date: Monday 11 January (Other dates: 15 February, 15 March & 19 April)
Time:
10am – 1pm
Details:

Using still life and photo to try out different ways of using paint and drawing to help with observation.

Cost: £7.50/session Can be booked individually or as part of series.
Location: Redgrave & Lopham Fen

Contact:

Tel: 01473 892430/890089

Email: # or click here to book

 

Event:

Botanical Illustration - Christine Grey-Wilson
Date: Wednesday 20 January (Other dates:24 Febraury, 24 March, 28 April)
Time:
10am - 1pm
Details: Learn a range of illustration techniques with an emphasis on botanical accuracy.
Cost: £14/session or £50/4 sessions
Location: Redgrave & Lopham Fen
Contact:

Tel: 01473 892430/890089

Email: # or click here to book

 

Event:

Hidden mammals of Ipswich- Simone Bullion
Date: Saturday 23 January
Time:
10am - 12pm
Details: Your chance to find out about mammals that can be found in your local area.With Simone Bullion author of 'The Mammals of Suffolk'. Signed books available to buy on the day.
Cost: £7.50 £6/concessions
Location: Ipswich Museum
Contact:

Tel: 01473 892430/890089

Email: # or click here to book

 

February 2010

 

Event:

The secret world of the harvest mouse - Martha Cowell
Date: Friday 5 February
Time:
9.30am - 12.30pm
Details:

Taster session looking at the lifecycle of this elusive and endearing species and the successes of the Suffolk Harvest Mouse Project. Some ime spent outside.

Cost: £10 £8/concessions
Location: Foxburrow Farm
Contact:

Tel: 01473 892430/890089

Email: # or click here to book

 

Event:

Amphibians - John Baker
Date: Friday 12 February
Time:
9.30am - 12.30pm
Details:

Taster session introducing our native amphibians, their identification, ecology and conservation. Some time spent outside.

Cost: £10 £8/concessions
Location: Foxburrow Farm
Contact:

Tel: 01473 892430/890089

Email: # or click here to book

 

Event:

 

Art classes for beginners - Kate Nockles

Date: Monday 15 February (Other dates:11 January, 15 March & 19 April)
Time:
10am – 1pm
Details:

Using still life and photo to try out different ways of using paint and drawing to help with observation.

Cost: £7.50/session Can be booked individually or as part of series.
Location: Redgrave & Lopham Fen

Contact:

Tel: 01473 892430/890089

Email: # or click here to book

 

Event:

Botanical Illustration - Christine Grey-Wilson
Date: Wednesday 24 Febraury,(Other dates:20 January, 24 March, 28 April)
Time:
10am - 1pm
Details: Learn a range of illustration techniques with an emphasis on botanical accuracy.
Cost: £14/session or £50/4 sessions
Location: Redgrave & Lopham Fen
Contact:

Tel: 01473 892430/890089

Email: # or click here to book

 

Event: Dunwich Forest with Dayne West the Reserves Assistant
Date: Friday 26 February
Time:
10am - 12.30pm
Details: Chase away the winter blues with a friendly walk through the forest hearing about its management and a chance to see the roaming Dartmoor ponies. Hot drinks will be available.
Cost: £10 £8/concessions
Location: Dunwich Forest Corral
Contact: # tel. 01473 892430/890089 or click here to book

 

Event: Resident birdsong - Paul Holness
Date: Sunday 28 February
Time:
9am - 1pm
Details: Listen to and learn to recognise different bird species by their songs and calls. For beginners/less experienced.
Cost: £10 £8/concessions
Location: Lackford Lakes, near Bury St Edmunds
Contact: # tel. 01473 892430/890089 or click here to book

 

Event: Practical hedgelaying - a traditional countryside skill - Alison Marchant
Date: Sunday 28 February
Time:
9.30am - 3.30pm
Details: A hands on day learning how to lay and manage hedges using stakes and hazel hetherings. Most of the day will be spent outside. Materials and tools will be provided.
Cost: £20 £17/concessions
Location: Redgrave and Lopham Fen, near Bressingham.
Contact: # tel. 01473 892430/890089 or click here to book

 

March 2010
Event: Barn owls - Steve Piotrowski
Date: Saturday 6 March
Time:
9.30am - 4.30pm
Details: A look at habitat requirements, food, nest site preferences, biology, behaviour, box installation and more.
Cost: £30
Location: Carlton Marshes
Contact: # tel. 01473 892430/890089 or click here to book

 

Event: Introduction to permaculture - Hannah Thorogood
Date: Saturday 13 March
Time:
10am - 4pm
Details: A fun, interactive day finding out what permaculture is, what principles it follows and where it can be applied.
Cost: £20 £17/concessions
Location: Foxburrow Farm
Contact: # tel. 01473 892430/890089 or click here to book

 

Booking is essential for all courses.


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