It has been a long time since Nature's Gym has been able to function normally, but we are pleased to announce that from July 2021, we will be back to full strength! If you are new to volunteering with us please email Jess who would be happy to send you all the relevant details. This will include information about how to join and the current programme. If you are one of our regulars, you will receive a new programme shortly. This will no longer be on a booking system, but we will ask you to confirm if you are coming or not to make it easier to plan tasks and work.
It is with a heavy heart, that yet again we will have to postpone Nature’s Gym.
Dear Nature’s Gym volunteers! How are you all? I hope you are all doing well during this difficult period and that you are finding ways to stay healthy and well? It has now been 7 weeks since we had to cancel Nature’s Gym and my Thursdays feel very different without it. We still don’t have … Continue reading COVID-19 LATEST – Nature’s Gym – an update
In case you missed it, here is the January - March 2020 programme!
Hooray the new Nature's Gym programme is here! You will see that once again we have some new sites (Horniman Museum) as well as some old favourites. You will also notice that 20th February currently says ‘No Nature’s Gym TBC’. This is because Judith is away, and I am not sure if I will be … Continue reading LATEST – Nature Gym programme January – March 2020
The Nature's Gym volunteers spent a happy few hours clearing up an area of land outside Dacres Wood Nature Reserve. It has been an area that the volunteers have been keen to get their hands on for a while, so it was great to be able to finally take them there. Last week we focused … Continue reading Nature’s Gym do guerrilla gardening (sort of)
It is the moment you all most look forward to every quarter – YES –the new Nature’s Gym programme is here. You will find a couple of new sites as well as some old favourites (and some new favourites!). We will be visiting places such as Chrinbrook Community Orchard. Mountsfield Park and The Fourth Reserve. … Continue reading October – December 2019 Nature’s Gym programme
Brookmill Nature Reserve is't quite ready for Nature's Gym yet and so we have had to change our session to Ladywell Fields (north).We will be back at Brookmill in our October-December 2019 programme where you will be able to see all the amazing changes on site!
Please find attached the new Nature’s Gym programme for April-June 2019. You will notice that there are a couple of TBC sessions, we will update you about these as soon as we know, but we are waiting on other people/organisations to confirm before we can. It is also that time of year for the 3 … Continue reading Nature’s Gym programme April-June 2019
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!