Learn To Love Earthworms

Location

FSC London: Beckenham Place Park

Start

FSC London logo

If you’re interested in earthworms but don’t feel ready for a beginner’s ID workshop, then this day is for you! It’s a day for people who are fascinated by earthworms but don’t know where to start with them. It’s a very gentle introduction to the world of earthworms and the art (and science!) of telling one kind from another.

Earthworm ID with Microscopes

Location

FSC London: Bushy Park

Start

FSC BioLinks logo
Bookings opening soon

There are 29 species of earthworm living freely in soils in the UK. They are vital to the economic health of our country, as they are crucial for soil health, food production, waste decomposition and even flood mitigation.

This course will provide an introduction to identifying earthworms using the FSC AIDGAP Key to the Earthworms of the UK & Ireland. The course will include a short presentation introducing the ecological groups of earthworms and features used to identify specimens to species level. During the course participants will:

Earthworm ID Day

Location

FSC London: Bushy Park

Start

FSC BioLinks logo

There are 29 species of earthworm living freely in soils in the UK. They are vital to the economic health of our country, as they are crucial for soil health, food production, waste decomposition and even flood mitigation. It is therefore vital that the impacts of agricultural practices on earthworm populations and diversity are considered. The FSC BioLinks Project has teamed up with the Earthworm Society of Britain to help launch an exciting new Garden Earthworm Monitoring Programme.