Meet our Dynamic Dunescapes Placement Students and find out about their experiences as part of the project.
Student Project: ‘Death, Dunes and Pretty Pink Flowers: The problems posed by Japanese Rose on dune biodiversity’
Thanks to the pandemic, student Thom Lyons missed out on fieldwork opportunities, so instead worked with Dynamic Dunescapes to gain valuable ecology experience.
The placement rekindled my love for the environment, after the pandemic and online learning made me feel disconnected to something that I used to be really passion about.
Before Beth set off to start her PhD, she spent a month surveying bees on the dunes with our North Devon National Trust team, working with Bumblebee Conservation Trust.
Meet Amy, one of the placement students who built up their public engagement skills and experience whilst on placement with Dynamic Dunescapes at Studland Bay.
Having already volunteered on the Dynamic Dunescapes project at Studland, this student placement was the perfect opportunity for Helen to bolster her practical skills.
Bethany reflects on her summer placement with the Dunescapes National Trust Dynamic Dunescapes team at Studland Bay.
‘Placements are invaluable to students like me.’ Find out how university student Katie got involved in citizen science and public engagement activities during her placement with National Trust at Studland Bay.
Based at Studland Bay with our National Trust team, placement student Rhys reflects on the things he learned and enjoyed as part of Dynamic Dunescapes.
Meet Flo Taylor, our new Dynamic Dunescapes placement student who is working with our North Devon team, and find out about her first day as part of the project.