In partnership with the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust Lincoln Area Group, the Lincolnshire Naturalists’ Union organise a series of workshops aimed at those interested in expanding their knowledge of particular groups.

Odonata – 3rd August with Fiona McKenna and Grahame Hopwood
Bryophytes, in particular Sphagnum mosses – 31st August with Steven Heathcote
Leafminer moths – 5th October with Colin Smith
Slugs – 26th October with Chris du Feu
Fungi – 2nd November with Ray Halstead

These workshops are held at Whisby Nature Park near Lincoln, in the Lafarge Education Building from midday to 4.00 pm. They are free of charge but booking is essential – please contact Richard Davidson on 01522 525725 or email rel.davidson@btinternet.com.

The aim is not to turn people into experts in an afternoon, but to cascade knowledge and enthusiasm for particular subjects so that participants can go away better equipped to follow them up on their own and also to encourage interest in a broader range of subjects both entomological and botanical. Most workshops include inside learning generally about the subject and looking at specimens followed by time outside in the field following this up.