We have decided that our blog needed a bit of a refresh and so while we make these changes please forgive us for the look of the site. We hope that these changes will make it easier to navigate around the pages, and it will also give us an opportunity to have a tidy up … Continue reading A change is as good as a…
Sunday 27th January 2018, 2pm - 3.30pm A London Wildlife Trust guided walk at Sydenham Hill Wood identifying winter trees. Join London Wildlife Trust staff and volunteers for a guided tour of Sydenham Hill Wood's winter trees. Sydenham Hill Wood is part of the Great North Wood, a network of woods and commons that once stretched from Deptford … Continue reading Winter tree walk at Sydenham Hill Wood
Urgent Appeal Are you interested in getting involved in The Friends of Garthorne Road Nature Reserve committee?. We are a small group of local residents interested in conserving this important wildlife reserve in Forest Hill and meet about four times a year to discuss about upcoming public events such as open days, taskdays, funding and … Continue reading The Friends of Garthorne Road Nature Reserve need you!
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
Wednesday 26th December 2018 26/12/2018 Come and explore this beautiful nature reserve which is usually closed to the public. The perfect location for a Boxing Day stroll and a chance to make your own Green Man tree sculpture from clay, try our tree trail or make a pinecone birdfeeder. New Cross Gate Cutting is a secluded area of … Continue reading Boxing Day Open Day at New Cross Gate Cutting
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
"The diverse and dynamic role of volunteerism in promoting the Sustainable Development Goals merits strong support from Governments and other stakeholders. On this International Day, I thank volunteers for their efforts to leave no one behind." — António Guterres, UN Secretary-General International Volunteer Day (IVD) mandated by the UN General Assembly, is held each year on 5 … Continue reading International Volunteer Day
On Wednesday 28 November, Parks for London published the Good Parks for London Report 2018: Improving London’s parks for all. The Good Parks for London Report 2018 considers the approach that London Boroughs are taking towards parks and green spaces, evaluating them against ten criteria: public satisfaction, awards for quality, health and wellbeing, sustainability, events, … Continue reading Good Parks for London 2018