Swift Awareness Week

Action for Swifts write... In 2018, Britain & Ireland were the first countries in the world to dedicate a national week in support of Swifts. In 2019 it will run from 22 - 30 June As we count the days until our wonderful Swifts are back in our skies again, we’re delighted to let you … Continue reading Swift Awareness Week


Winter bird walk at Sydenham Hill Wood

Sunday 10th February 2019  8.30am - 10am Guided walk in Sydenham Hill Wood to find winter birds. Join London Wildlife Trust for a guided walk to discover the range of birds present in Sydenham Hill Wood. Winter sees the return of the iconic firecrest, redwing, fieldfare, siskin and an influx of robin, goldfinch and chaffinch. It's also a … Continue reading Winter bird walk at Sydenham Hill Wood

Winter tree walk at Sydenham Hill Wood

Sunday 27th January 2018, 2pm - 3.30pm A London Wildlife Trust guided walk at Sydenham Hill Wood identifying winter trees. Join London Wildlife Trust staff and volunteers for a guided tour of Sydenham Hill Wood's winter trees. Sydenham Hill Wood is part of the Great North Wood, a network of woods and commons that once stretched from Deptford … Continue reading Winter tree walk at Sydenham Hill Wood

Boxing Day Open Day at New Cross Gate Cutting

Wednesday 26th December 2018 26/12/2018 Come and explore this beautiful nature reserve which is usually closed to the public. The perfect location for a Boxing Day stroll and a chance to make your own Green Man tree sculpture from clay, try our tree trail or make a pinecone birdfeeder. New Cross Gate Cutting is a secluded area of … Continue reading Boxing Day Open Day at New Cross Gate Cutting

International Volunteer Day

"The diverse and dynamic role of volunteerism in promoting the Sustainable Development Goals merits strong support from Governments and other stakeholders. On this International Day, I thank volunteers for their efforts to leave no one behind." — António Guterres, UN Secretary-General International Volunteer Day (IVD) mandated by the UN General Assembly, is held each year on 5 … Continue reading International Volunteer Day

Good Parks for London 2018

On Wednesday 28 November, Parks for London published the Good Parks for London Report 2018: Improving London’s parks for all. The Good Parks for London Report 2018 considers the approach that London Boroughs are taking towards parks and green spaces, evaluating them against ten criteria: public satisfaction, awards for quality, health and wellbeing, sustainability, events, … Continue reading Good Parks for London 2018