Volunteering and photography at Dacres Wood

The Friends of Dacres Wood are planning a volunteering session Jan 31st in the morning, and in the afternoon, from 2.30, they will going to be going round with a camera just looking and recording what they see growing, or rotting as the case may be - just as interested in fungi!  They would be very pleased if others could join them, … Continue reading Volunteering and photography at Dacres Wood

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Dacres Wood Open Day – 30 April, 1pm-4pm

The Friends of Dacres Wood have there April open day coming up this Saturday – 1.00 pm to 4.00, so everyone is welcome to have a look round. The reserve is looking very spring like, but the paths are still flooded. We can lend wellies, and in kids sizes too.   They are also planning a … Continue reading Dacres Wood Open Day – 30 April, 1pm-4pm

This Sunday – Our Hedgehogs are Wild About Gardens Week!

Join the Friends of Dacres Wood Nature Reserve to find out how you can help our hedgehogs. This is a family friendly event as part of the Wild About Gardens Week, which we wrote about earlier this month. What you can do! Make a clay hedgehog to take home Hedgehog trails around the reserve for … Continue reading This Sunday – Our Hedgehogs are Wild About Gardens Week!

Dacres Wood AGM & Pond Dipping – Saturday 27th June

You are invited to Friends of Dacres Wood Nature Reserve AGM on Saturday 27th June at 12pm-1pm. Please come along if you wish to be involved in your local Nature Reserve.  We are also seeking new members for the committee and the current Chair and Treasurer will be stepping down.  If you would like to … Continue reading Dacres Wood AGM & Pond Dipping – Saturday 27th June

Edible High Road, Saturday 18 May 2013

This May,  SE23 will be transformed into an Edible High Road  as part of the Chelsea Fringe garden festival.  50  Forest Hill and Honor Oak businesses have sponsored 70 fruit trees, including The Horniman Museum and Sainsbury's. Special Guests: We're very excited to announce that Celebrity Gardener Matthew Wilson will be cutting our ribbon!  He is Channel Four's 'Landscape Man' … Continue reading Edible High Road, Saturday 18 May 2013

Dacres Wood open day, Saturday 27 April

The Friends of Dacres Wood have their open day on Saturday 27th April from 12-3 and there will be a "friends of" meeting from 11-12 to complete and sign the constitution. From 12-3 they are hoping that they will be able to help in the nature reserve.  So please bring a sturdy pair of gloves and … Continue reading Dacres Wood open day, Saturday 27 April

Success for the Friends of Dacres Wood

At the recent Perry Vale Ward Assembly meeting the newly formed Friends of Dacres Wood were successful in their bid to win some money for pond enhancements on the site.  For such a new group this is a fantastic achievement and everyone that went to the meeting should be very proud of themselves. Dacres Wood is a … Continue reading Success for the Friends of Dacres Wood

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