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
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
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
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
The new Nature's Gym programme for January-March 2014 is now available. We hope there is plenty on it for you to enjoy! There a a couple of new sites as well, so lots of exciting times ahead! So why not come an join us in helping improve your local green space!
The new Nature's Gym programme is now available . There are lots of events between July-September that you can take part in! Why not try something new such as discovering what bones you might find in owl pellets at the Horniman Museum or going for a wade in Deptford Creek. If you would like to get … Continue reading New Nature’s Gym programme available
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
.....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….
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
Hi all Nature's Gymers - new and old, please note that there will be no session for the next two weeks. The next workday will be on 12th July at Iona Close Orchard. If you have not been before, but you would like to join us, please visit the Nature's Gym page where you will find … Continue reading No Nature’s Gym on 28th June & 5th July