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Beavers are living in various parts of the UK now and they are transforming rivers. This biodiversity champion is on it’s way to becoming widely accepted as a British wildlife species. Now is the time to find out more about them as Beaver experts will be needed across the country. They have already gained protected species status in Scotland and it is only a matter of time before they are protected in England and Wales.

The course will include our Online Beaver Ecology and Surveying course and an in person field trip to Otterton, Devon, home of one of Britain’s only wild beaver populations. You need to complete the online part BEFORE the field course.

During the course you will learn about:

In the classroom (online):

  • Ecology
  • Beaver introductions
  • Conservation
  • How beavers help the landscape
  • Legislation
  • Surveying

Instructions to enrol on your online modules will be provided within your course once purchased!


In the field:

  • Tracks and signs

The course will be held at Otterton Village Hall, Otterton, Devon. Joining Instructions, Directions and nearby Accommodation information can be found and downloaded within your courses once purchased.

The course will begin at 10:00am and finish at 1:00pm.

Why not book on the Otter Ecology and Surveying course at the same time? Both field courses take place on the same day and place. 




Booking for another person?

If you are purchasing a course/s on behalf of another person, please follow these steps to ensure they can access their course/s:

  1. Create a student account using the student’s (whoever will be taking the course) details and contact information or use their existing student account.
  2. Including the correct billing address and information for the payment method that was used.
  3. Leave us a note in the ‘additional information’ box to let us know it was purchased with another person’s debit/credit card.
  4. Make sure to pass on the Username and Password to the student so they can get started on learning. All their course materials will be available on their account.


Booking for multiple people?

If you are purchasing courses on behalf of multiple other people, follow these steps to ensure they can access their course/s:

  1. Create a student account under your own details and add the correct number of courses for all the students you are purchasing for. (Example: If three people need to take Mammal ID, add it to basket three times).
  2. Ask each student (person who you have purchased the course for) to create their own student account on our website with their own details.
  3. Once purchased, contact us directly to let us know the Names, student account Usernames and Email Addresses for each student you have bought for.
  4. We will contact each of them directly with directions on how to purchase the course free of charge once it has been paid for already.

If you have any problems with this process, please get in touch – [email protected] or 03301653024