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Training Courses 2016 Parc Slip, Bridgend

Adult marsh fritillary by Rob Parry

Emperor DragonflyThe WTSWW Ecological Training Courses offer a great opportunity for conservationists and wildlife enthusiasts to increase their field identification skills and learn more about the conservation and ecology of a variety of species and Taxa. Courses are designed to provide a broad knowledge of the topic through practical and theoretical sessions, based at the Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre & Nature Reserve. All booking information is at the bottom of this post. More information about each course is available if you click the links in the course titles.

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Course Booking
• Courses cost £60 per person, except for the two-day amphibian and reptile course which is charged at a special price of £110 per person.
• Limited places available. To avoid disappointment ensure you book early.
• Payment for courses can be made by debit/credit card over the phone or by cheque. Cheques should be made payable to the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales.
• Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided – please bring own packed lunch.
• Due to the courses being partly field based – please bring suitable footwear and clothing.
• Please note that there will be no refunds for any cancellations within two weeks of the course; there will be an administrative charge of £5 for all other cancellations. Should WTSWW have to cancel the course the full fee will be refunded. For further course information, please contact Marie Lindley on 01656 724100.

Please find a map to Parc Slip below, postcode CF35 0EH

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Bird Identification – Date: Saturday 28th April 2012

bird ringing

Course Now Fully Booked

Date: Saturday 28th April 2012

Time: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Parc Slip Nature Reserve, Tondu

Tutor: James Vafidis and Richard Facey

This course is aimed at amateurs who wish to learn how to identify bird species found in the UK. The course will consist of indoor classroom sessions along with outdoor sessions, allowing attendees to test their skills in the field.

bird ringingRinging demonstrations on the Parc Slip Nature Reserve will give participants hands on experience of bird ringing and allow them to take part in a scientific monitoring scheme.

Essential items to bring:

-Packed lunch (tea and coffee is however provided)

-Waterproofs and boots for outdoor activities

-Notepad and pencil

Other useful items:



-Bird ID book

For further course information, please contact Marie Lindley on 01656 724100 email Return to main training page.