Bug day at Sydenham Hill Wood – Thursday 21 July, 11am-3pm

A family-friendly day to celebrate the amazing invertebrates that are so vital to our world Join the London Wildlife Trust to celebrate the weird and wonderful insects that are so important to Sydenham Hill Wood and the ecosystems we depend on for survival. They'll be leading pond dipping sessions to discover the wild world underneath the surface of … Continue reading Bug day at Sydenham Hill Wood – Thursday 21 July, 11am-3pm

Bug Day at Sydenham Hill Wood – Thursday 13 August 2015 – 11am – 3pm

A family-friendly day to celebrate the amazing invertebrates that are so vital to our world Join the London Wildlife Trust to celebrate the weird and wonderful insects that are so important to Sydenham Hill Wood and the ecosystems we depend on for survival. We'll be leading pond dipping sessions to discover the wild world underneath … Continue reading Bug Day at Sydenham Hill Wood – Thursday 13 August 2015 – 11am – 3pm

How to be a curious Entomologist – Or free bug training!

A one day introductory course offering the opportunity to learn the simple techniques of finding a wide variety of insects, collecting, examining, selecting sample specimens to be killed and preserved for future reference and identification. You will learn the simple techniques of finding a wide variety of insects, collecting, examining, selecting sample specimens to be … Continue reading How to be a curious Entomologist – Or free bug training!

Any bug will do

While working at Hilly Fields pulling creeping thistle last week the Nature's Gym volunteers came across a number of bugs, including a meadow brown and cabbage white and numerous grasshoppers and crickets.  At the midday tea break one got a little closer to the tea than most.  It seemed as though it was a tea drinker, but … Continue reading Any bug will do