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MapMate Beginner's (Chorlton Water Park, Mcr 10:00 - 14:00)MapMate Beginner's (Chorlton Water Park, Mcr 10:00 - 14:00)
 Sunday 05 October, 2014
 This course will get you up and running with MapMate. No prior experience is assumed. Despite being almost 20 years old MapMate is still the most popular recording application in the UK. This course will cover installation, patching, record entry, edits and deletions, reporting and creation of basic species atlases...
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Fungi ID Workshop (Haigh Hall CP, Wigan 10:00 - 15:00)Fungi ID Workshop (Haigh Hall CP, Wigan 10:00 - 15:00)
 Saturday 11 October, 2014
 The world of mushrooms and fungi can be a daunting one to the novice, filled with many species and look-a-likes. This one day workshop will help you to identify fungi with more confidence and understand the different families and how to tell them apart. The course will be run by Dave Winnard...
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Fungi Walk (Moston Brook, 13:00)Fungi Walk (Moston Brook, 13:00)
 Saturday 11 October, 2014
 Moston Brook are holding their annual fungi walk on the 11th October at the Moston Fairway Nature Reserve. Meet at the links car park (off the Fairway), Moston, M40 3NT. To book your place please contact Ann Bates on Ann.Bates@oldham.gov.uk or 07801 204 804.
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Small Mammal Trapping and Field Signs (Kersal Dale LNR, 17:00 - 18:30)Small Mammal Trapping and Field Signs (Kersal Dale LNR, 17:00 - 18:30)
 Friday 17 October, 2014
 We will be setting the traps on Friday evening (these are non-lethal and provide a safe and comfortable home stocked with bedding and food for the animals to stay in overnight). Saturday morning we will be releasing back into the wild any mammals caught. There is a good chance of getting...
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Small Mammal Trapping and Field Signs (Kersal Dale LNR, 09:00 - 15:00)Small Mammal Trapping and Field Signs (Kersal Dale LNR, 09:00 - 15:00)
 Saturday 18 October, 2014
 we will be setting the traps on Friday evening (these are non-lethal and provide a safe and comfortable home stocked with bedding and food for the animals to stay in overnight). Saturday morning we will be releasing back into the wild any mammals caught. There is a good chance of getting...
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Fungi ID Workshop (Etherow Lodge Park, Hollingworth 10:00 - 15:00)Fungi ID Workshop (Etherow Lodge Park, Hollingworth 10:00 - 15:00)
 Sunday 19 October, 2014
 The world of mushrooms and fungi can be a daunting one to the novice, filled with many species and look-a-likes. This one day workshop will help you to identify fungi with more confidence and understand the different families and how to tell them apart. The course will be run by Dave Winnard...
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Fungi ID Workshop (Kersal Dale LNR, 10:00 - 15:00)Fungi ID Workshop (Kersal Dale LNR, 10:00 - 15:00)
 Saturday 25 October, 2014
 The world of mushrooms and fungi can be a daunting one to the novice, filled with many species and look-a-likes. This one day workshop will help you to identify fungi with more confidence and understand the different families and how to tell them apart. The course will be run by Dave Winnard...
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Introduction to Wildlife Recording (free 8 session course - Mcr Museum)Introduction to Wildlife Recording (free 8 session course - Mcr Museum)
 Thursday 13 November, 2014
 The course is delivered jointly by the Greater Manchester Local Record Centre and Manchester Museum and complements a series of species identification and recording workshops being run by GMLRC as part of the From Grey to Green project. Running November to February (see full schedule here)...
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MapMate Advanced (Chorlton Water Park, 10:00 - 15:30)MapMate Advanced (Chorlton Water Park, 10:00 - 15:30)
 Saturday 15 November, 2014
 This advanced session is not for the faint-of-heart. If you are a regular MapMate user that yearns to write your own custom reports and filters using SQL, or you want to better understand the data model, or you want to create customised species atlases then this course is for you. The session assumes no prior SQL experience but you need to be confident as an end user of MapMate.
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