Nature’s Gym date change

  Just to let you know of a change in date for our Nature's Gym session in Ravensbourne Park Gardens. It will now be on Saturday 7th May and NOT  Saturday 21st May. We will be planting ferns and digging in logs. Hope to see some of you there.  Sorry for the late notice   … Continue reading Nature’s Gym date change

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Nature’s Gym at Frendsbury Gardens

The last Nature's Gym session of the year was held in Frendsbury Gardens on Saturday.  A chill wind blew, but the volunteers stayed enthusiastic - maybe it was the thought of the tea and mince pies that were to come!  Some of the volunteers spent time weeding the beds, especially the herbaceous boarders.  A few … Continue reading Nature’s Gym at Frendsbury Gardens

A change is as good as a bike ride

The new (programme link includes change) Nature's Gym programme may have only been out for a few days, but we have already had to make a change.  Our session on 22nd October 2015 will now be at Lower Sydenham Cycle Path.  This is a project that we have been working on n partnership with Sustrans who … Continue reading A change is as good as a bike ride

Clearing the Ravensbourne in Beckenham Place Park

As part of the 3 Rivers Clean Up the Nature's Gym volunteers cleared part of the River Ravensbourne in Beckenham Place Park.  Their work involved picking up litter and pulling up Himalayan Balsam.  Himalayan Balsam is one of a number of invasive species that you can find along our rivers.  This one however is easy to … Continue reading Clearing the Ravensbourne in Beckenham Place Park

Walks, talks and volunteering opportunities programme for April-June 2013

The new walks, talks and volunteering opportunities programme for April-June 2013 is out!   It is a very packed programme so I am sure that you will find something to enjoy! You will also see that we along with a number of other partners will be running the 3 Rivers Clean Up again this year. You … Continue reading Walks, talks and volunteering opportunities programme for April-June 2013

Come rain, come cold winds, come frozen ground….

.....the Nature's Gym volunteers will be out toiling in the Parks and Nature Reserves in Lewisham.  Yesterday, 19 brave souls made the trip to Sydenham Wells Park to volunteer their time.  We have been working here for a while to create and improve the  meadow areas in the nature area of the site. Sydenham Wells … Continue reading Come rain, come cold winds, come frozen ground….

New conservation events programme available

The new programme for January-March 2013 is now available here.  As the programme has come out a little earlier than usual, we have not been able to capture as many events.  It is therefore worth checking this Blog and Lewisham's Environmental Twitter feed on a regular basis because we will probably be advertising more events. … Continue reading New conservation events programme available