Flora and Fauna in the Alps

06/07/2022 - 06/07/2022

Parking des Aiguilles Rouge

Bookings start from £34.00

About

This workshop will give you a deeper understanding of the incredibly rich flora and fauna in the Alps. We’ll identify many common and iconic plant and animal species, but this course will also show how every single species is extremely well adapted to its environment. This workshop is also a useful for those Aspirants preparing for their Assessments. The course consists of 4 parts (order of subjects will depend on the weather):

The incredibly rich flora and fauna of the Alps  
- Why do mountainous areas have an incredible diversity of flora and fauna?
- Why is it especially important to preserve flora and fauna in mountainous areas?
- What are the biggest threats to nature in the Alps?
- What can you, as an IML, do to help?

Birds and mammals of the Alps
- What are the iconic and common birds in this region?
- How are these species adapted to their habitat?  

Deciduous and coniferous shrubs and trees
- Understanding the difference between deciduous and coniferous plants (needles vs leaf)  
- Identifying deciduous and coniferous shrubs and trees
- How are these species adapted to their habitat?

Flowers
- Identifying flowers
- how are these plants adapted to their environment?

Please bring:
 Appropriate sun protection
 Warm and waterproof clothing, for field work outside
 Picnic for lunch (coffee, tea and soft drinks are for sale in the chalet)
 Field guides on birds, flowers, trees and mammals of the Alps
 Note book and pens

The workshop will be run by Simone van Velzen who has a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Management and has completed a Master of Science (Agribusiness) at Greenwich University. Simone has also completed a PhD graduate course on Alpine Plant Life at the International Summer School of the University of Basel, Switzerland.

All bookings directly to Sam Morton via the French Alps rep email.

The workshop cost is 40 EUR for BAIML members and 50 EUR for non-members. The workshop is subsidized for members via the regional funding.

Once the workshop has been completed, please allow two weeks for CMS to be updated to reflect your attendance. This will be done automatically so you do not need to add the CPD yourself. Please bring your MT registration number with you to the workshop for the attendance form.

Where And When

Start
06/07/2022 09:00
End
06/07/2022 17:00
Total Days
1
Maximum Bookings
12
Bookings
6
Venue
Parking des Aiguilles Rouge
Town
Vallorcine
County
Haute-Savoie
Postcode
74660
Country
France
Latitude
46.00432
Longitude
6.92398

CPD Points

CPD Points
1.00

Provider

Name
BAIML
Phone
+33 613 56 70 54
Email

Booking

  • BAIML members

    £34.00
  • Non BAIML members

    £42.00
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Other Dates

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