Category Archives: Invasive species

Lesnes Abbey Woods Conservation Volunteers – December and January events

The volunteer group that does conservation management work in Lesnes Abbey Woods has published its latest schedule of events which run up to the end of January 2017. Events are free and take place from 12 – 3.30pm. No particular skills … Continue reading

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Braeburn Park (LWT) to Churchfield Wood and St. Mary’s Churchyard. Some plants and insects seen on 16th August.

On a warm sunny day at London Wildlife Trust’s Braeburn Park reserve there were fair numbers of butterflies about. Holly Blues were seen across the site. Some male (mostly) and female Common Blues were on the large grassy/scrubby bund to west … Continue reading

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Dealing with Himalyan Balsam

Himalayan Balsam is an invasive introduced plant that needs to be removed from our waterways. It has explosive seed pods so unfortunately, even removing it can help it spread. Locally, groups such as Friends of The Shuttle do extensive work to remove … Continue reading

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FotS and T21 teams to tackle invasive alien in Sidcup

Friends of the Shuttle have  scheduled an extra event on Wednesday 27th May Sidcup Golf Club, Hurst Road, Sidcup, Kent. DA15 9AW. Floating Pennywort – a highly invasive non-native species (see link below for more information) – has been growing in the lakes … Continue reading

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