London Rivers Week is a week-long annual campaign inspiring the public to celebrate London’s rivers and the projects taking place to rewild and renaturalise them and connecting them with their local communities.
July - September 2018 Achievements Lewisham Biodiversity partners carried out 515 events (96 environmental education, 318 volunteering events and 101 walks and presentations). 4515 adults and 3027 children were engaged in activities in this quarter. Lewisham Parks on-line survey beats all other Council consultations with 806 respondents Tawny owl recorded at Brockley & Ladywell Cemeteries and … Continue reading Lewisham Biodiversity Partnership outputs July-September 2018
Thames 21 writes.... London Rivers Week Do you cherish rivers and enjoy exploring them? Do you love the wildlife that roams our countryside? Do you want to learn about what’s being done to protect London’s life-giving rivers and how you can help? Then join us for the third annual London Rivers Week, running from Saturday … Continue reading London Rivers Week – Saturday June 23 to Sunday July 1
Join Thames21 and ArtsCafeSE13 for a clean up of the River Quaggy in Manor Park in central Lewisham. We will be working in the river and on the banks to remove any rubbish and the last of the invasive species along this stretch. All gear will be provided and we are all gathering by the … Continue reading Manor Park Clean Up – River Quaggy, September 28 5pm-7pm
The River The river Ravensbourne rises, 4 miles south of Bromley town centre at Caesar's Well in Keston. It then flows through the London Boroughs of Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich where it then joins the River Thames at Deptford, where its 1/2 mile muddy tidal reach is known as Deptford Creek. The Ravensbourne is 11 miles (17 km) … Continue reading Ravensbourne Catchment Improvement Plan
Thames 21 and the Friends of Ladywell Fields are holding a river clean up on Sunday 13th December from 10am-1pm. They will be meeting by the 10,000 Hands Cafe in the northern field at 10am. Come along for some wet fun!
If you love your waterways, want to learn more about them and help make them better, we can help! Thames21 offers a range of FREE training sessions to anyone who is keen to get involved with activities in and around their local waterways. Check out these opportunities. Leading a Waterway Clean UP Imagine leading your own group of volunteers in a … Continue reading Free Training With Thames21
The Catchment Improvement Plan is an initiative being led by Thames 21 and supported by several partners, including Lewisham Council, to encourage those with an interest in their local rivers to express their views and have a say about the future of the River Pool, the River Quaggy and the River Ravensbourne. The project has … Continue reading River Ravensbourne catchment improvement plan
Join Thames 21 at Ladywell Fields on Sunday 11 November for a family friendly clean up. Email Vic Richardson of Thames 21 for more details. The meeting point is by the cafe in the northern fields. The nearest train station is Ladywell, easily accessible from London Charing Cross, Canon Street or London Bridge on the … Continue reading Ladywell Fields clean up with Thames 21
Please note that this event is in Manor Park and not Manor House Gardens!