See the following tables for practical or natural history conservation related courses.
HCV will generally reimburse regular volunteers for worthwhile courses.
FSC Epping Forest - Field Centre, Tel. 020 8508 7714,
High Beech, Loughton, Essex IG10 4AF,
managed by the
Field Studies Council.
Epping Forest programme.
VST - Voluntary Sector Training (NW Essex CVS Partnership)
Tel: 01371 876747
Uttlesford Voluntary and Community Centre,
46 High Street, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1AN.
Essex Wildlife Trust Survey Training
Essex Wildlife Trust has a programme of training events on
species identification and methods of recording
to help provide information for the Essex Biodiversity Action Plan. Telephone 01621 862960.
Beds, Cambs, Northants, & Peterborough Wildlife Trust Training
Tel: 01604 405285
BTCV organize a whole range of short courses. HCV volunteers are entitled to the BTCV community group rate.
Courses can be booked on-line at shop.tcv.org.uk.
Information on course in regions may be available:
South East Region:
Courses from other providers
Assington Mill, near Sudbury
Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, near Chichester, West Sussex
Low Impact Living Initiative (LILI) courses at Hackney City Farm
Sustainability Centre, East Meon, Hants