Habitats, ecology and conservation
Course Date: Thu 31 May 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFrom 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: £89.00Senior fee: £71.00Concession: £39.00
Course Date: Sun 17 Sep 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWith 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: £19.00Senior fee: £15.00Concession: £10.00
Course Date: Sat 10 Mar 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore 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: £39.00Senior fee: £31.00Concession: £20.00
Course Date: Thu 21 Jun 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDiscover 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: £39.00Senior fee: £39.00Concession: £20.00
Course Date: Sun 8 Jul 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetStep 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: £49.00Senior fee: £39.00Concession: £25.00
Course Date: Tue 17 Apr 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetBirdsong, 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: £99.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £44.00