Tree Chalk Walks in Lewisham

In a recent interview on BBC 1 Breakfast a resident of Walthamstow, Rachel Summers, talked about how she has been chalking the names of trees and plants on the pavement along with a little description to help make people's daily exercise a little bit more interesting. Thanks to a local resident and Planning Tree Officer … Continue reading Tree Chalk Walks in Lewisham

Nature’s Gym changes due to frozen ground!

Unfortunately we have had to postpone the Nature’s Gym session at Deptford Park tomorrow. Tree’s (and volunteers who have to dig it) don’t like frozen ground very much and so we can’t plant them! Instead we will be going to Deptford Park on 8th March and Sydenham Wells Park on 15th March. The next few … Continue reading Nature’s Gym changes due to frozen ground!

Tree of the year 2017

  DeptfordFolk a park user group in Deptford have nominated John Evelyn's Mulberry Tree in Sayes Court Park, Lewisham for the Tree of the Year. The competition is run by The Woodland Trust and the winner will receive £1000 to go towards the upkeep of the tree. They had a spot on ITV London news … Continue reading Tree of the year 2017

Tall Tree Stories – Telegraph Hill, Monday 30 May – 11am

Celebrating trees in London Tree Week Fun for the family, but more so for children.  You get to hear about trees, some truths, some fibs, and have fun making up tall stories about them too. Everyone has heard of an 'old wive's tale' or two about a tree - here's your chance to test your … Continue reading Tall Tree Stories – Telegraph Hill, Monday 30 May – 11am

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

Evening tree ID walk

Join the London Wildlife Trust to celebrate 30 years of conserving Sydenham Hill Wood's trees as a part of London Tree Week, 11th - 18th May 2013. Sydenham Hill Wood Project Officer Daniel Greenwood will guide attendees around the Wood, identifying trees in leaf and offering an insight into the part they have and will … Continue reading Evening tree ID walk

Festival of Fieldwork – Horniman Museum

Help the Horniman Museum celebrate the Centenary year of the British Ecological Society with an innovative family learning festival of ecological fieldwork which combines expertise of Museum staff and skills of professional field ecologists. Experience first-hand some of the activities that these scientists undertake in order to monitor and make sense of the environment. Events include … Continue reading Festival of Fieldwork – Horniman Museum