What’s on?

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.

2020 Calendar

EU Training

SHOUTOUT4SDGs Virtual Mobilities & Webinars

Dates: 6th – 9th July 2020

Students!  Join us!   Join a vibrant and dynamic team of academics and leaders from the world-of work from Italy, Portugal, Hungary and the UK on a series of live Webinars to explore aspects of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Limited number of places.

Short Course

Bird Identification

22nd July – 23rd July 2020¦ £150

The course will provide you with a ‘toolkit’ of bird identification techniques to enable you to begin or continue your journey with bird recognition.  You will learn how to identify birds, making close observations to allow you to recognise different bird species.

Online Learning Course

Effective Camera Trapping

7th September – 16th October 2020 ¦ £245

Effective Camera Trapping is about making you a more effective wildlife camera trapper, increasing your field skills, producing photos fit for purpose and enhancing your employability/ continuing professional development.  Unique to this course – is the fact that we lend you the equipment.

UK Nature Conservation Traineeship

12 Week Nature Conservation Traineeship: Lower Sharpham Farm

AUTUMN: 29th September – 18th December 2020

12 weeks. Erasmus+ funding available to some students.

This 12 week immersive residential placement teaches the foundation skills for a career in nature conservation as well as providing insights into working within the sector. Trainees will gain practical experience as well as exposure to a range of conservation organisations.   This may count towards university credits for biology and ecology courses and is available through Erasmus +.