Category Archives: River Shuttle

RSPB Bexley Group Field Trip – River Shuttle/Bexley Park Woods – Tuesday 16th May 2017

Report from Ralph and Brenda Todd on the RSPB Bexley Group’s walk along the River Shuttle and into Bexley Park Woods on Tuesday 16th May 2017: Download the PDF file .  

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Updated CHECKLIST AND ACCOUNT OF THE ODONATA (DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES) OF THE LONDON BOROUGH OF BEXLEY (6th edition) published

This updated guide to the 19 species of Dragonflies and Damselflies of the London Borough of Bexley, compiled by Chris Rose with additional records and photographs from Ralph Todd, Ian Stewart, Karen Sutton, Martin Petchey and Wren Rose, provides information … Continue reading

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Friends of the Shuttle events Jan-March 2017

Advance notice of Friends of the Shuttle events on the River Shuttle, at Danson Park, and in Danson Park Old English Garden (which the group helps maintain).  The River Shuttle meeting time is 10.30, that for the OEG is 10.00. … Continue reading

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Friends of the Shuttle end of year river and Danson events

This Autumn FotS continue their programme of river cleaning events along the River Shuttle.  Locations to be confirmed.  They will be meeting at 10.30am.  All tools and equipment provided as are tea/coffee and biscuits after the event.  Please contact them … Continue reading

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Floating Pennywort removal at Sidcup Golf Club

A good sized team of around 30 from a selection of groups, including Sidcup Golf Club, Thames21 and North West Kent Countryside Partnership, turned up to the  event this morning for invasive plant removal, organised and led by Friends of … Continue reading

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Pennywort removal at Sidcup Golf Club – your help needed.

Dear Volunteers,   Some of you may have attended our first event at Sidcup Golf Club last year but for those of you that didn’t, here is a little background.   Floating Pennywort is a highly invasive non-native species and it is growing in … Continue reading

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Volunteers clean up in Marlborough Park

Gloomy conditions fail to dampen spirits of the Friends of the Shuttle team as another shocking amount of rubbish is removed from in and around the river. Thanks to all those who came to Marlborough Park this morning (January 14th) despite … Continue reading

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Danson Lake Clean-up Tomorrow

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River Shuttle and Bexley Woods bird walk report. 5th November 2015.

RSPB Bexley Group Field Trip – River Shuttle/Bexley Park Woods – Thursday 5th November 2015 A dull, drizzly morning but 22 Group members/Friends of the Shuttle joined Brenda and I for a wander along the River Shuttle (or, as we … Continue reading

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Erith fish show pervasiveness of plastics problem

International explorer Paul Rose and campaign partners joined environment charity Thames21’s foreshore clean up recently and called on Londoners to “do the right” thing and make sure their rubbish goes in the bin, not in the River Thames. The campaign aims to … Continue reading

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