Inaugural meeting of the Friends of Dacres Wood and Open Day

At a very successful open day at Dacres Wood in early September, over 30 people turned up to see the site and find out more about how they could help explore ways in which we can encourage greater access and use, whilst ensuring wildlife is protected.  At the meeting we were lucky enough that someone put … Continue reading Inaugural meeting of the Friends of Dacres Wood and Open Day

Looking for ‘Friends’ for Dacres Wood

Concerned about your local environment? Ever wondered what lies behind those gates on Dacres Road?  If you are interested in protecting nature on your doorstep, you could think about becoming  a Friend of Dacres Wood Nature Reserve.   Dacres Wood is a fantastic spot that could really benefit from a Friends group to help fulfil its potential.  … Continue reading Looking for ‘Friends’ for Dacres Wood

Dacres Wood Freecycle day

As hilighted in an earlier post, the Forest Hill Society will be holding their own Frecycle Day at Dacres Wood on Saturday 24 September 2011, 11am-3pm.  You will be able to swap unwanted items for something you need. Typical items include CDs, DVDs, small electrical items, bikes, lamps, plants, kitchenware, books, clothes and toys. For more … Continue reading Dacres Wood Freecycle day

Getting wet in Dacres Wood

The Nature's Gym volunteers spent a very wet but enjoyable few hours clearing up Dacres Wood last week.  Despite the rain, 10 hardy folk came along to help and managed to get a lot of work done.  They were clearing the site in advance of the site's open day planned by the Forest Hill Society … Continue reading Getting wet in Dacres Wood