Rewilding Landscapes; Culture, Heritage and Biodiversity. This training package is designed to fit with the University of Exeter 15 Credit Workplace Learning module.
Start Dates: 17 June – 1 July & 9 September – 23 September
This two-week nature experience will provide you with the foundation skills required for a career in nature conservation along and a comprehensive insight into working in the sector. You will work towards the University of Exeter’s Workplace Learning module, gaining practical skills in research, mapping and data gathering techniques. You will be based at Lower Sharpham Farm on the stunning Sharpham Estate and experience visits to other parts of the South Devon landscape, understanding better the unique habitats and conservation pressures facing our native flora and fauna. Alongside biodiversity management practical work, you will also focus on our applied Rewilding research project, gathering historic and present day map data from paper records, using GPS and GIS technologies to collect new data and working up suggestions for rewilding our farm – all to present to different audiences including our management team.