Festival of Nature, May 16 & 17 in Paris

Festival of Nature, May 16 & 17 in Paris

In the heart of Paris, those in pursuit of knowledge and beauty can visit the Jardin des Plantes.  Free admission includes:-The original King’s garden (1640), a "formal" garden measuring over 500m-The Ecology Park, one of the oldest centres for research into plant ecology-The Alpine Garden, with 2000 high-altitude plants-The plots of the School of Botany, which organizes plants according to genus and family or according to their ecological environment-A maze that leads to the "Gloriette de Buffon," one of the world’s earliest metal buildings- A rose garden.  www.mnhn.fr

Muséum National d' Histoire Naturelle presents the Festival of Nature, Saturday May 16 – Sunday May 17, 2009 at the Jardin des Plantes in Paris. Events, workshops and photo exhibition "Biodiversité, nos vies sont liées" (Biodiversity, our lives are interlinked) on the park railings.

www.fetedelanature.com