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Current Opportunities and Events

Every year Ambios deliver a range of nature conservation opportunities in both the UK and Europe. Some are suitable for students at the very beginning of a career in conservation. Some are suitable for seasoned wildlife professionals who want to improve their skills in a particular area. Some are even suitable for nature lovers who want to learn more about flora and fauna.

We also run events which are open to the general public, including our annual summer Farm and Wildlife Fayre and Barn Raising, Barn Storming Barn Dance in October.

Please view our  calendar below to find an opportunity that is right for you. You can also keep updated about new courses and events  by joining our mailing list.

2022 Calendar

UK NATURE CONSERVATION TRAINEESHIP

12 WEEK NATURE CONSERVATION TRAINEESHIP AT LOWER SHARPHAM FARM

SPRING – 29th March – 17th June 2022
SUMMER – 28th June – 16th September 2022 

AUTUMN – 3rd October – 23rd December 2022

Our conservation farm and rewilding project is a unique chance to gain hands-on conservation experience supported by our team of wildlife professionals. Biodiversity monitoring and applied land management are central elements of the programme, building your field skills and your confidence in understanding the ecology of the countryside and the work required to secure its future.

Through their time here many past trainees have reported a sense of renewal, inspiration, hope, confidence and direction in what is an uncertain future for all of us.

Distance Learning

Effective Bird Identification

17th January – 11th March 2022 ¦ £199

This Effective Bird Identification For Rewilding course will enable you to explore how to become more effective with your bird identification, increasing your field and note taking skills and therefore enhancing your employability/continuing professional development.

Unique to this course – Ambios Ltd will send you a field notebook and second hand (up-cycled) field guide before taking you through 8-weeks of part time online distance learning.

Distance Learning

Effective Camera Trapping Course

17th January – 25th February 2022 ¦ £199

Effective Camera Trapping For Rewilding is a live online 6-week course, designed to make you a more effective wildlife camera trapper. You will increase your field skills, produce photos fit for purpose and enhance your employability/ professional development.

Unique to this course – is the fact that we lend you the equipment.

Public Engagement Event

RESTORING NATURE: REWILDING AND REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE LITERARY FESTIVAL

Saturday 14th May 2022 

Ambios have teamed up with The East Gate Bookshop, to host a one-day family-friendly festival at Lower Sharpham Barton Farm. Discover how rewilding and regenerative farming practices are restoring nature: improving food security, reducing the use of chemicals, rebuilding soil fertility, employing more people on the land and creating places that benefit us all.

The day will be filled with talks, walks, books, authors, discussions, and delicious locally sourced food.

Details on ticket prices and how to book will be available soon. Please keep an eye on our website and social media pages for event developments.