CANCELLED - Sampling and Identifying Freshwater Invertebrates (Beginner)

This course is designed for those with little to no experience with freshwater invertebrates.

Skill Level:



This two day course will involve the collection and identification of aquatic invertebrates from running water habitats, and will feature sampling methods, bankside sorting and lab-based identification. Course tutor John Davy-Bowker is a knowledgeable freshwater biologist with considerable research and teaching experience. Lunch is provided for the duration of the course. 


20th - 21st October 2021 


FSC Castle Head,


John Davy-Bowker


FBA Members Price: £234
Early Bird Price: £247
Regular Price (from September 1st): £260

Affordable Accommodation: 
We have reserved accommodation for participants at YMCA North Camp for the night before the course and the following two nights at £40.00 per night for a twin room. Each room has its own en-suite and access to a small kitchenette with a fridge, kettle, toaster etc. Accommodation at the YMCA is available on a first come, first served basis as there are only 5 twin rooms available. If you would like to reserve affordable accommodation for the duration the course, please notify us at the time of booking and we will make the necessary arrangements.

10/20/2021 9:00 AM - 10/21/2021 5:00 PM
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Castlehead FSC Field Studies Council Castlehead Field Centre GRANGE-OVER-SANDS, LA11 6QT UNITED KINGDOM

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Courses may be altered or cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, and will only run subject to sufficient participant uptake.