6thApril 2023

Applications for 2023 Young Darwin Scholarships are open!

06.04.23|Categories: Funding, Training|Tags: , , , , |

This Field Studies Council (FSC) scholarship scheme supports individuals aged 16-25 with a real interest in the natural world. It includes an immersive experience and package of ongoing support to nurture their passion and knowledge. To celebrate their 80th anniversary FSC  will be offering 80 scholarships in 2023 and you [...]

30thNovember 2022

Combining love of art and nature

30.11.22|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , |

Checkout this new Field Studies Council guest blog. Lizzie Harper, a freelance natural history and botanical illustrator, shares her learning about the natural world and how Field Studies Council courses help with her work. Plus, it includes a selection of her fantastic illustrations!

10thMay 2022

Young Darwin Scholarship 2022 – Applications Open!

10.05.22|Categories: Funding|Tags: , , , , |

Aged 16 – 25? Intrigued and fascinated by the natural world? Thinking of pursuing an environmental career but don’t know where to start? The Field Studies Council have announced that their Young Darwin Scholarship is returning for its 10th year! Offering a five-day experience immersed in the outdoors plus ongoing [...]

11thNovember 2021

Discovering iRecord – training course

11.11.21|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , |

The Field Studies Council (FSC) are offering this online course on iRecord (January – February 2022) to introduce learners to the basics of biological recording. It will include some local fieldwork. You can also find out about their free Natural History Live classes here.