People encouraged to learn about wildlife in Bushy Park

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By adam_leone | Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 14:02

The Royal Parks and the Field Studies Council (FSC) have teamed up with the Royal Parks to offer one day courses.

It means that anyone living in Hampton or Teddington can get in touch with the wild at Bushy Park.

From bug hunts and pond dipping to navigation courses, will be led by experienced tutors and take place in the beautiful surroundings of Bushy Park.

26 different courses are on offer, lead by tutors who have worked with expert institutions. different courses.

Toni Assirati, Head of Education & Community Engagement at The Royal Parks said: "We're really excited about these new courses as they are an ideal way for people to discover more about the wildlife and environment."

"Whether you're into bats and butterflies, or you want to improve your map and compass skills."

The partnership between the FSC and The Royal Parks should last seven years.

Schools and college groups from Key Stage 1 to A Level can also benefit from using The Royal Parks for their environmental education.

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  • Profile image for peter66vining

    Very interesting - but no indication as to where one can find info on courses ?

    By peter66vining at 21:05 on 17/01/13

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