A fungi workshop with Professor Harding
We are delighted to welcome Professor Harding who will be running our fungi workshop. There will be an indoor session to discuss fungi in more detail followed by a trip to a couple of nature reserves to discover the types of fungi we have on the Isle of Axholme.
Transport and refreshments will be provided during the workshop, please wear appropriate clothing for an outdoor activity and weather conditions.
Please bring along with you any food you require during the course.
Parking is available at the Haxey Memorial Hall (location of the indoor activity).
This is a FREE short course with limited availability. Places must be booked via Eventbrite – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fungi-workshop-tickets-73241295687
If you are unable to attend please contact the team as soon as possible so the place can be reallocated ([email protected])
Patrick Harding received his BSc degree in Agricultural Botany followed by his D Phil in evolutionary ecology at the University of York. He taught undergraduates for 7 years before spending 17 years at the University of Sheffield where he organised and taught on one of the largest extramural science programmes in the country. He has been freelance for the last 20 years.
Patrick Harding has contributed to Cambridge University’s Residential Programme at Madingley for 30 years and served as external examiner for the Certificate in Practical Horticulture and Plantsmanship run at the Botanic Garden. He also teaches for Oxford University and for a range of institutions including the Forestry Commission and county Wildlife Trusts. He is the author of eight books about wild flowers, trees, fungi and herbal medicine.
Patrick imparts information through profusely illustrated lectures backed up by book displays, discussion and field visits. He considers humour important and steers away from a dry approach. Patrick has considerable media experience including both television and radio inputs.