Huge congratulations to all the wonderful and hard working people over at Street Trees for Living! A really fantastic achievement. Street Trees for Living write:
Our Walk Leader training is for anyone willing and able to lead health walks in Lewisham. It is designed by Ramblers Walking for Health and delivered by local ‘cascade trainers’. The aim of the training is to ensure that all walk leaders are trained to a high standard and can competently and confidently lead short, free health walks.
Our education worksheets have had a refresh. I have hopefully made it easier to navigate around the different topics and now have the teacher's guides and answers in the same place.
After a long hiatus, the Lewisham Biodiversity partnership was able to meet again. This was our first ever virtual meeting of the partnership and we had a huge turnout which was wonderful. We had very interesting and useful discussions. It was great to hear that most volunteering and educational sessions are starting up again and … Continue reading Lewisham Biodiversity partnership latest
From the Mayor of London website Grow Back Greener Fund Applications are now open for the Mayor's Grow Back Greener Fund. Apply for a grant COVID-19 has demonstrated just how important our city's amazing green spaces are for Londoners' quality of life. But we also saw that parts of London were unable to access these benefits … Continue reading Grow Back Greener Fund
As you know there were no events or volunteering in the past few months so this update will be slightly different from the usual email you receive from us. Thank you to everyone who sent us their sightings and experiences during lockdown. It was really great to hear that you all managed to keep in … Continue reading Your April – June 2020 sightings and Kenneth White Grant
Ordinarily, Beckenham Place Park would have been gearing up to our annual Flower show (which was due to take place on 19th July this year). And about 50 lovely volunteers would have been preparing to take on a variety of roles on the busy day and in the days leading up to it. But of … Continue reading Beckenham Place Park Events
While we are unable to run any facilitated educational resource we are taking the time to update all of our educational resources. These can all be downloaded for free and either used at home (both in an outdoors) and some cab be in your local park - if it is safe to do so. … Continue reading Educational Resources
Dear Swift Friends & Colleagues, here is a note from Emma Matthars about a Swift talk being organised on line by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust : She says: "I wanted to let you know about an upcoming online event we have planned for Friday 19th June. Jenny Rawson, our Senior Reserves Officer will … Continue reading Online Event Friday 19 June at 2pm – Swift talk and Q&A
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