Join the London Wildlife Trust for virtual celebration of the Great North Wood, with an activity for everyone, including talks and film screenings, craft workshops, woodland yoga, a virtual walk, nature writing and spoken word workshops and a baking workshop - all taking place online.
Enjoy the Autumn colours of Sydenham Hill Wood, London Wildlife Trust's oldest reserve, and learn about trees, fungi and more. About the event Autumn is one of the most exciting times to visit woodlands. Join us for a guided walk of the largest remaining fragment of the Great North Wood. Please note paths can be uneven, so … Continue reading Autumn Wildlife Walk at Sydenham Hill Wood
The London Wildlife Trust writes.... London Wildlife Trust’s ‘Urban Urchins’ started in August 2017 and is aiming to map the distribution of London’s hedgehog population. This is being achieved through the use of footprint tunnel and camera trap surveys across many of our own reserves, the creation of ‘detective kits’ for the public to use … Continue reading Have you seen a Hedgehog?
A walk of 6 green miles through the remnants of the Great North Wood This is the annual Great North Wood walk in partnership with London Wildlife Trust, the Friends of One Tree Hill, and The Conservation Volunteers. The walk will is six miles long and will begin at One Tree Hill, passing over the … Continue reading Great North Wood Walk – Saturday 12 August, 12pm-4pm
A family-friendly day to celebrate the amazing invertebrates that are so vital to our world Join the London Wildlife Trust for this family event to celebrate the weird and wonderful insects that are so important to Sydenham Hill Wood and the ecosystems we depend on for survival. If you love bees, butterflies, dragonflies, beetles, bugs and slugs, … Continue reading Bug Day at Sydenham Hill Wood – Thursday 27 July, 11am-2pm
Guided walk looking at the diverse plant communities in this urban secondary/ancient woodland. Please note booking is essential for this event Join the Sydenham Hill Wood Conservation Officer and our volunteers for a guided wildflower walk. Please note this is not a foraging event. The Wood is a remnant of the once vast Great North … Continue reading Wildflower Walk Sunday 25 June, 2pm-4pm
Guided tree walk in Sydenham Hill Wood to uncover the ancient landscape of the Great North Wood. Join our Sydenham Hill Wood Conservation Officer for a guided tree walk as part of London Tree Week. As one of the largest remnants of the Great North Wood, the Wood has a fascinating range of native tree … Continue reading Evening Tree Walk at Sydenham Hill Wood, Wednesday 31 May, 7pm-9pm
A great way to get involved with the London Wildlife Trust in Lewisham is to become a conservation volunteer to make a real difference for wildlife in your local area, learn new skills and to gain a deeper understanding of woodland ecology. They have monthly conservation workdays at New Cross Gate Cutting on the following … Continue reading New Cross Gate Cuttings volunteer days with The London Wildlife Trust
Discover the legends and folktales lurking in the woods. This afternoon storytelling session will take families on a walking-lore of Dulwich and Sydenham Hill Woods, where we will use our senses as our guide. Together we will trace the tale of the orphaned Lambeth girl, who lived among the trees and used them to stow … Continue reading Walking-lore: Afternoon family storytelling in Sydenham Hill Woods, Saturday 3 June, 2pm-4pm
Join London Wildlife Trust staff and volunteers for our annual bat walk at Sydenham Wells Park. Bat calls are largely undetectable to the human ear and so we will be using bat detectors to listen to the sounds of these wonderful mammals. Bats use sonar or echolocation to hunt for prey during the night, sending … Continue reading Bat Walk at Sydenham Wells Park – Friday 26 May 2017, 8.30pm-10pm