Devon Biodiversity Records Centre (DBRC) have produced an exciting programme of training to support Connecting the Culm’s biodiversity surveys and wildlife data collection & monitoring volunteers. The programme kicked off with an online introductory event on 14th June at 14:30 – Vegetation Monitoring in the Culm Catchment and you can watch the recording here. This is being followed by outdoor monitoring training events for volunteers:
MONDAY 2nd AUGUST 2021, 09:30-14:00 (with a break for lunch), DWT Clayhidon Turbary Reserve. Specific parking details and meeting point to be sent out after booking. Vegetation monitoring of the Culm headwaters. This session focuses on the upper reaches in the headwaters in the Blackdown Hills. We will cover how to identify a range of wet heath vegetation, including indicator species for habitat quality. After the training you will be able to carry out surveys of the catchment to help the project.
Places are limited, booking is essential thus please only register if you intend to attend.
To book: please email DBRC Community Ecologist Jess Smallcombe to register for these sessions: firstname.lastname@example.org