Do something amazing for the River Ravensbourne and volunteer for a river clean up in Beckenham Place Park on Sunday 30 May 11am – 1pm. All kit provided, just bring enthusiasm! Suitable for everyone aged 15 or over. Booking essential as numbers limited: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/beckenham-place-park-river-clean-up-with-the-healthy-rivers-project-tickets-149110452377 If wading in the ater isn't quite your thing, how about … Continue reading Wade in the water!
For those of you who have spent time with me and other volunteer groups in activities such as The 3 Rivers Clean Up clearing himalayan balsam know what great fun it is. You may wonder, however if it is all worthwhile? Of course we know it is because in Lewisham we have seen a huge reduction … Continue reading The Tweed Invasives Project
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?
Thames 21 writes.... London Rivers Week Do you cherish rivers and enjoy exploring them? Do you love the wildlife that roams our countryside? Do you want to learn about what’s being done to protect London’s life-giving rivers and how you can help? Then join us for the third annual London Rivers Week, running from Saturday … Continue reading London Rivers Week – Saturday June 23 to Sunday July 1
As part of the 3 Rivers Clean Up a team from Booking.com came to help clean the River Quaggy in Manor Park. By the end they had 10 bags of rubbish, an old typewriter and a chair. Luckily we didn't find that much Himalayan balsam, but it is still quite early in the year, so another … Continue reading River Wade with Booking.com
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
Following the successful first year running the Riverfly monitoring scheme on the Ravensbourne Catchment, we're offering you another opportunity to help identify pollution hotspots and raise public awareness around drainage misconnections that can harm our rivers. The waterways of the Ravensbourne, Quaggy and Pool join the Thames at Deptford and like all London's rivers, they can be … Continue reading Come on an Outfall Safari and help us raise awareness about river pollution!
After a busy Summer of events, a huge amount of work was achieved by all the volunteers that came out and did their bit for Lewisham's rivers. There is always work to do though, so if you missed out or enjoyed yourself so much that you'd like to do more, please have a look at … Continue reading July – September 2017 Rivers and People Programme is now available
The April-June 2017 Nature's programme is now available. There are plenty of exciting projects over the next few months, including the 3 Rivers Clean Up. As always, booking is essential for these sessions. If you are new to Nature's Gym, take a look through our FAQ and How to Get Involved pages for more information. If … Continue reading New Nature’s Gym Programme now available