The day will familiarise participants with specialist species associated with species-rich calcareous grassland and participants will carry out quadrat monitoring in small groups to revise what we have seen.

This course is suitable for those who attended the Chalk Grassland Wildflower Identification for Beginners course or who have some wildflower identification skills and wish to develop these further.

This course is delivered by Dominic Price. Dominic is a highly regarded botanical tutor, he is Director of The Species Recovery Trust and specialises in the conservation of endangered species. He is the author of A Field Guide to Grasses, Sedges and Rushes and co-author of The Photographic Guide to Winter Trees and Shrubs.

Advanced booking is advised. Please contact [email protected] for more information and to book your free place. 

This event is free to attend due to the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund. For more information about the Coombe Bissett Down project please visit