Habitats, Ecology & Conservation Courses in London

Discover the greener side to city life on our London walks and courses and learn about the efforts to protect endangered species around the world.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

  1. Bird identification by sight and song

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 27 Feb 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Sometimes we hear birds before we see them. Find out more about identifying birds by sound and refresh your knowledge of the natural history of birds and what to look for to distinguish different species by sight and behaviour.



    Verity Miles, MSc, is a Zoologist and environmental campaigner, with a background in ecology, conservation and ornithology. Since studying and teaching in the Biological Sciences department of the University of Bristol, she has been working for an environmental campaigning organisation in London and managing nature reserves with the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust in her spare time. She is passionate about conservation and has a particular interest in birds. As a bird ringer, Verity has experienced identifying and handling many different species and is an advocate for urban birding and engaging with wildlife in the City.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  2. Science Guest lecture Sandile Mtetwa on Climate change: Beyond fossil fuels - is hydrogen the answer?

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 5 Mar 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    In this guest lecture PhD Fellow Sandile Mtetwa from the University of Cambridge discusses the different efforts with a special emphasis on hydrogen, which has seen its use expand dramatically since the mid-1970s, and her own research that aims at building solar-driven hydrogen energy resources.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £15.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £15.00

  3. Climate change canaries

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 13 Mar 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This course explores the impacts of climate change on a range of UK wildlife and reveal those species which offer an early warning sign: the climate change canaries.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £15.00

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