The Shieldbug Swatch and many other swatches are available to purchase through our online shop.

The National Biodiversity Data Centre are providing online training resources to our recording network. These courses are free to take and can be referred back to as many times as you like.

When you have completed an eCourse, please consider taking part in one of our monitoring schemes. By learning to identify species, submitting records to the National Biodiversity Data Centre either through casual recording or our monitoring schemes, you will make a significant contribution to better understand how are biodiversity is changing. There is a variety of monitoring schemes to choose from that best suit your interest and time available to participate.

These courses can be used to complement our ‘swatches’ which are small handheld identification guides that are useful to have to hand when you are surveying. Swatches can be purchased through our online shop.