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image for Workshop/Course item typeNon-Native Invasive Species at Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

Workshop/Course, Sat 25 Nov 2017

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

Contact

Essex Wildlife Trust

01621 862960

Address

Church Road,
Layer-de-la-Haye,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO2 0EU

Details

This course will enable you to competently identify the most abundant and problematic non-native invasive species in the UK in a thought provoking and interactive session. You will be able to identify them at their various different life stages and distinguish them from similar species. The morning will concentrate on their identification using interactive props to enhance the learning experience. It won’t however involve identification in the field. The afternoon session will delve into the detail of how these invasive species negatively impact on the environment and the economy. The best control methods for these species will also be covered in the latter part of the course.

Gift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 25 Nov 2017

Prices

£30 donation per person
Booking is essential

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 27 Jul Pond Dipping
Thu 3 Aug Pond Dipping
Thu 10 Aug Pond Dipping
Thu 17 Aug Pond Dipping
Thu 24 Aug Pond Dipping
Thu 31 Aug Pond Dipping

Location

Directions

Plan route to Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 962184  Lat: 51.83003 Long: 0.84717

Take the B1026 from Colchester and follow it for about 5 miles to Abberton

Facilities

  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets