Last few places on the Winter Tree course this Sunday

Rivers & People is offering a FREE course in winter tree ID this Sunday. Identifying trees by their buds is a great skill to learn and often easier than relying on leaves & other features.   Date: Sunday 13th February -  11am to 3:30pm   Booking Essential. Please visit the Rivers & People page for more information.

A few dates for the diary... The following events are all organised by the Friends of Beckenham Place Park and are free and open to members and non-members alike. Click here to go to the website... Sunday 20th February FEBRUARY STROLL Meet Mansion steps 1.30pm for a short walk around the woods and down to the … Continue reading

A second chance to get to know your winter trees!

Rivers & People is offering a further FREE course in winter tree identification in February. Identifying trees by their buds is a great skill to learn and often easier than relying on leaf shape and other features. Date: Sunday 13th February -  11am to 3:30pm - Booking Essential. Please visit the Rivers & People page for more … Continue reading A second chance to get to know your winter trees!

FREE WILDFLOWER COURSE THIS SUNDAY Wildflower Identification Course - How to go about identifying the wildflowers in London   Sunday 10th October  - 11 am to 4pm - Creekside                                                              As part of the latest Rivers & People programme we are giving Lewisham residents the chance to get to know their local wildflowers for free.        … Continue reading

Wonderful Wasps – Stop Swatting Wasps Pledge

Buglife is encouraging the public to learn to appreciate wasps, and to stop swatting them! The new campaign hopes to challenge common-held beliefs that wasps are dangerous, aggressive and of no use. Buglife is asking people to take a new look at wasps and to sign up to the Stop Swatting Pledge. Click on the logo … Continue reading Wonderful Wasps – Stop Swatting Wasps Pledge

Canaries, Cormorants and Crabs in the Creek

  This evening (Wed 15th Sep) the Rivers & People Project will be hosting a guided walk from Canary Wharf to Creekside in Deptford. We will stroll along the River Thames to see Lewisham from a different perspective, with local conservationist Nick Bertrand interpreting some of the history and natural history along the way. Walk … Continue reading Canaries, Cormorants and Crabs in the Creek