17th May, 10.30 – 3.30
You are invited to meet Claudio Bincoletto, farmer, chef, forager and environ-mental expert, on his visit to Dacres Wood Nature Reserve, and share in an experiment in sustainable local production of oyster mushrooms.
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Imagine leading your own group of volunteers in a cleanup event to improve your stretch of river, canal or pond. You can! Our 2-day ‘LEADING A WATERWAY CLEANUP‘ training will help you develop the skills and confidence you need to plan and lead your own events. When you complete the course, you can become one of our many certified trainees who receive support from Thames21 and lead cleanup and improvement events all across London
Saturday 14 March at WaterWorks Centre, Leyton
The Big Garden Birdwatch
Saturday, 24 January 2015 11am – 3.30pm
Location: Horniman Gardens Pavilion
About this event
Every January the RSPB encourage a nationwide bird count so we can check the number and diversity of birds in our parks and gardens. Come and join us at the Horniman for a day celebrating bird life and finding out what species are in our gardens. Help us with our Horniman Gardens bird survey, make a bird feeder, make a bird mobile and explore some of our bird taxidermy.
The RSPB will be on hand to help identify birds, and answer questions and bird expert David Darrell–Lambert from Bird Brain UK will be leading walks and talks all about the birds around our gardens.
Garden Birdwatch Survey: 11.00am-3.30pm
Make a Bird Feeder: 11.00am-3.30pm
Garden Birdwalks: 11.00-11.45am and 12.30-1.15pm
Birdsong talk: 2.30-3.15pm
Project Wild Thing Film Screening: 2-3.30pm
Hands-on Flying Family workshops: 11.45am – 12.30pm and 1.00-1.45pm
Art Makers Bird Mobiles: 1.30-2.15pm and 2.45-3.30pm (£3 per child)
We will have some binoculars available to borrow, but if you have some please bring them along.
Free tool maintenance workshop @ Devonshire Road Nature Reserve,
170 Devonshire Road
10:30 -4:30 Thursday 4th December 2014
(or just drop in for any length of time)
Shaun Marriott- London Wildlife Trust Reserves Officer, will be hosting a free informal workshop demonstrating and advising on tool maintenance, including brushcutters, strimmers, etc.tool blade sharpening and care, including health and safety issues.
10:30 -4:30 (or just drop in for any length of time) Thursday 4th December 2014
Devonshire Road Nature Reserve
(might want to bring food if you are coming for the whole day)