Category Archives: Volunteering

Thames21 and St. Paul’s Academy make Great British Spring Clean impact

Thames Road Wetland, the River Wansunt and the Cray along By-way 105 benefitted from the efforts of Thames21 and St. Paul’s Academy in Greenwich on March 5th, as 19 bags of rubbish (including separated recyclables), wooden pallets, items of clothing, electrical equipment … Continue reading

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Sidcup Community Garden February 2017

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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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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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New skincare product launched at Thames Road Wetland …..

With the migrant and year-round resident bird species having finished breeding at Thames Road Wetland, attention is turning once again to winter vegetation management, principally thinning out Reedmace, and now cutting some of the stands of Common Reed as well. … 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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Upcoming Braeburn Park workdays with the London Wildlife Trust – more help needed!

Shaun Marriott, Reserves Officer (South), London Wildlife Trust, is looking for more help with site management as the winter looms, since there is much to do and there has been less help from the local community so far than had … 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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Lesnes Abbey (Woods) Conservation Volunteers issue programme of August/September events

This Lesnes Abbey (Woods) Conservation Volunteers group, which maintains and enhances the woods for wildlife meets at 12 noon at the picnic tables by the Lesnes visitor centre every second Sunday. No particular skills are needed to get involved, there … Continue reading

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FotS steps up Danson wildlife and environmental action

The Friends of the Shuttle is stepping up its wildlife activity and hands-on environmental work at Danson Park during 2016. The lake drains into the Shuttle in Bexley Park Woods. Besides fortnightly maintenance sessions in the Old English Garden, there … Continue reading

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