Meet our Dynamic Dunescapes Placement Students and find out about their experiences as part of the project.

A smiling woman stands in the dunes holding a small pine tree that has just been removed

My Studland Bay Summer Conservation Placement, by Helen

2nd August 2021

Having already volunteered on the Dynamic Dunescapes project at Studland, this student placement was the perfect opportunity for Helen to bolster her practical skills.

View over sand dunes with a small lake in view and thickets of purple heather.

On Placement with Dunescapes: Bethany’s story

2nd August 2021

Bethany reflects on her summer placement with the Dunescapes National Trust Dynamic Dunescapes team at Studland Bay.

Three students pictured in the sand dunes in rain clothes

The Life of a Dunescapes Placement Student, by Katie

29th July 2021

‘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.

A man is pictured using monitoring equipment on the dunes in thick vegetation

On Placement with Dunescapes: ‘Great Experiences’ by Rhys

29th July 2021

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.

2 women and 1 man look at a specimen in a pot whilst standing in a meadow. The woman are wearing red tops and the man is wearing a white t shirt

Bees, butterflies and bird’s foot trefoil; Flo’s first day on placement

29th June 2021

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.