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London conservation


A series of free Darwin Centre Live events at
the Natural History Museum
Saturday 1 May to Sunday 9 May
Webcast live at www.nhm.ac.uk/darwincentre/live

London is full of urban habitats that act as small wildlife sanctuaries, but the pressure to create new housing is leading to the loss of important ‘brownfield’ sites and may be endangering many species. Join wildlife experts in London Conservation, a series of free Darwin Centre Live events exploring London’s biodiversity, the importance of green roofs and with tips on how to create your own wildlife garden.

Darwin Centre Live in the GlaxoSmithKline Studio at the Natural History Museum is a free programme of informal events where visitors can talk to scientists, hear more about their work at the Museum and around the world and see the fascinating specimens they work with. For further information, please contact the Natural History Museum by calling 020 7942 5000 or visit www.nhm.ac.uk/darwincentre/live.

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Event Visitor information
Venue:
Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum,
Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD
Dates: Saturday 1 May to Sunday 9 May
Public enquiries: 020 7942 5000
Entry: free to all
Website: www.nhm.ac.uk/darwincentre/live


GENERAL MUSEUM VISITOR INFORMATION
The Natural History Museum is open
Monday - Saturday  10.00 - 17.50, Sunday  - 11.00 - 17.50
The Natural History Museum's public enquiries telephone number is 020 7942 5000
The Museum is accessible to visitors in wheelchairs.
For access details telephone 020 7942 5000
Entry to the Museum: FREE

CONTACT INFORMATION
For images or further information, please contact:

Jo Glyde or Chloe Kembery, Science Communication PR
Tel: 020 7942 5880/5881
Email: j.glyde@nhm.ac.uk or c.kembery@nhm.ac.uk
(not for publication)

Issued March 2004