Training Events

Good training underpins good biological records. CBDC delivers Recording for Beginners training and encourages recorders to attend species identification training in the County.

What’s That Flower?

Join Stuart Colgate, an experienced botanist and CBDC’s recording officer, to learn how to identify British wildflowers.

The morning session will be indoors and will focus on plant structure and the characteristics to study when identifying flowers. We will be using fresh specimens and items from the Tullie House Museum Collections. The afternoon session will be outdoors (weather permitting) where we explore the local area and identify the plants that we see.

Event details.

Saturday 11 April 2020
10:00am – 4:00pm
Tullie House Museum, Carlisle
Fees: £45 (40 for students and Tullie House members)

Tickets are available via the Tullie House Booking Office.

In person:
From the museum’s reception desk during normal opening hours.

By phone:
For credit/debit card bookings, call the Tullie House box office (open Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 12pm to 5pm) on 01228 618700.

Online:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/whats-that-flower-tickets-85090699573
(Please note there is an additional online booking fee).

 

Training Services

CBDC offers a variety of training services. For more information, please contact our Recording Officer, Stuart.

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