Category Archives: Sidcup Golf Course

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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Some Shuttle wildlife observations, June 4th – another Hairy Dragonfly range expansion?

Call it a bit mercenary, but I helped out on the BETHs stretch clean-up so I could cover a part of the river I’d not done before for the Water Vole survey I’m leading, without having to make special arrangements … 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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Lamorbey Ring-necked Parakeet fly-out numbers suggest roost switch

Further work on trying to unravel what Ring-necked parakeets (Psittacula krameri) in Bexley are getting up to, especially since the formation of the Danson Park night-time roost (see yesterdays’ post), took me to Lamorbey late this afternoon – previously the … Continue reading

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