Habitats, ecology and conservation

Discover the greener side to city life on our Wild London walks and learn about the efforts to protect endangered species around the world.
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  1. Artificial intelligence: threat or promise?

    Course Date: Thu 31 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From chatbots to medical diagnosis machines, what challenges and promises does this technology offer to society? This overview course will look at the history, science and philosophical questions behind the rapid and astonishing developments in this field.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £39.00

  2. London's natural history - a taster

    Course Date: Sun 17 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    With over 1,500 species of flowering plant, 350 birds and 1,300 sites of importance for nature, London is home to an impressive array of wildlife. This short taster course will immerse you in the natural world as you explore the life histories of London’s wilder residents. Prepare to be surprised by what you may discover in our city.

    Brenna Boyle (B.Sc Hons Dunelm, M.Sc DIC) is a zoologist, wildlife guide and environmental teacher. She runs Wild Capital, London's wildlife discovery service and also works for two urban environmental education charities.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £10.00

  3. Natural wonders and wildlife of the Arctic

    Course Date: Sat 10 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the Arctic environment, discover its natural wonders and encounter animals and plants equipped with fascinating adaptations for life in the cold. From the ethereal beauty of the Aurora Borealis to the endurance and power of a Polar Bear, this is a land of wonder. Join zoologist and subarctic hiker Brenna Boyle for a journey to the far North.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £20.00

  4. Swifts and their extraordinary aerial world

    Course Date: Thu 21 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the astonishing lifecycle of swifts. Develop identification skills and learn about the vital link between architecture, building methods, planning regulations and swift conservation, plus practical ways to help them. Run in partnership with the RSPB Central London Local Group. The first session is at Build, the second session is a central London field trip to observe swifts and their nesting sites. Further details will be given by the tutors at the first session.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £20.00

  5. The big butterfly day

    Course Date: Sun 8 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Step into the enthralling world of Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths). Discover their remarkable diversity, ecology and conservation. Learn how to take part in the Big Butterfly Count this summer and do your bit for monitoring wildlife!
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  6. Wild London: spring nature in the city

    Course Date: Tue 17 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Birdsong, wildflowers, butterflies and bees are among the highlights of spring. It’s the season of peak activity in the natural world. Discover more on this engaging course including four field-trips within London. Two evening classroom sessions (19.40-21.40) followed by four Saturday morning (11am - 1pm) off-site sessions.

    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £44.00

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