We have written here on a number of occasions about creating wood chip footpaths. It is always a popular task with the volunteers because of the satisfaction it gives them once it is complete. It is also a great workout with all the wheelbarrowing it takes! The one we built last week was in Chinbrook … Continue reading It has been a while since the woodchip chipped!
The Nature's Gym volunteers have had a great year. We have had over 550 volunteers coming to over 50 sessions. We have worked in over 20 of Lewisham's Parks and Nature Reserves. This is £17407.50 worth of work (in relation to LLW) carried out by the Nature's Gym volunteers alone! Thank you to everyone that … Continue reading Happy Christmas from Nature’s Gym
The new Nature's Gym programme for January - March 2019 is now available. We will be heading back to Chinbrook Allotments to carry on the good work we started there. We will also be heading back to a few favourites including Dacres Wood and Beckenham Place Park. We look forward to seeing you all there. … Continue reading January – March 2019 Nature’s Gym Programme
This maybe isn't so much strange as unusual! She was found in one of the ponds in Sydenham Wells Park, but we are not sure who she is. Can anyone help? We don't know how long she has been there or where she came from, but we put her back carefully the same day.
It might not look like much at the moment, but this is the new pond in Hither Green Triangle! Come the summer all of the coir rolls that were planted will grow up, and this will be an amazing haven for wildlife. We already know there is lots of life in this pond, we just … Continue reading A very wet day in Hither Green Triangle
The October-December 2018 Nature's Gym programme is now available. We are always keen to welcome new people, and so if you are keen to join us, please have a look through our Nature's Gym pages and FAQ. Hopefully this will give you all the information you need to join. You can also find out a … Continue reading New Nature’s Gym programme available
On a lovely sunny wade through Ladywell Fields the other week, we cam across this chap. We don't know he is or where he came from - any ideas?
Due to illness Nature's Gym on Thursday 26 July will now be at Ladywell Fields. There will be a wade and some bankside management work. The session on Saturday 28th July remains the same. Please pass the message on.
Unfortunately we have had to postpone the Nature’s Gym session at Deptford Park tomorrow. Tree’s (and volunteers who have to dig it) don’t like frozen ground very much and so we can’t plant them! Instead we will be going to Deptford Park on 8th March and Sydenham Wells Park on 15th March. The next few … Continue reading Nature’s Gym changes due to frozen ground!
The first 3 Rivers Clean Up planning session will be taking place later this week. We hope that by the end o it we will have confirmed the dates for this year’s festival. We hope that will be able to overlap with London Rivers Week. This will be the 10th year that we have been … Continue reading 3 Rivers Clean Up 2108