Before setting up your experiment or course practical please be aware of ongoing field research at Silwood Park grounds.  The following list included marks and tags used by long and short-term experiments.

 sign Nash's Field, Rookery slope, Heron's Brook Meadow, Church field, Oak wood meadow, Nursery Field. See the map of this locations here (PDF 2MB) LTE: Nash's Field (plots K-SNutNet, BugNet  Permanent  Colour-coded metal rods marking plots location
Nash's Field post  Nash's Field LTE: Nash's Field (plots K-S) 
Permanent Wooden posts mark the corners of unfenced plots
 nest box Several around Silwood Park LTE: Monitoring of Blue tits nesting behaviour Permanent Nest boxes
 artificial pond Pound Hill Field LTE: Pond mesocosm Permanent  Artificial ponds 
 tree marks Several around Silwood Park  LTE: Monitoring of Blue tits nesting behaviour & mouse project Permanent Metal and plastic tags on trees
 tape Several around Silwood Park LTE: Monitoring of Blue tits nesting behaviour Permanent Tape around tree trunks
 flag Nash's Copse LTE: Mouse project Permanent  Flag
fences Around Silwood LTE: Nash's Field (plots K-S), (plots A-F) & NutNet, Rabbit exclosuresPound Hill disturbance timing experiment  Permanent Wire mesh
 trap station Nash's Copse LTE: Mouse trapping network used by former Mouse project Permanent Wooden box set as trap shelter
reptile mats Nursery Field, Pond Field, and several other locations Reptile survey  Annually: July-October Reptile mats
signs Hill bottom, Gunnes's Hill

Root electrotropism

Ongoig Plastic signs, several colours
audiomoth Several places around Silwood Park

LTE: Sounds of Silwood

Annually: April - August Audiomoths
corner Several places around Silwood Park

LTE: Ecological Fractal Network

Ongoing corners of 50x50cm permanent plots
solar panel Gunnes's Hill

Acoustic monitoring

Ongoing BUGG acoustic device
LTE = Long-term experiment
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 Please contact us with any question about these marks or experiments.