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!

New Cross Gate Cuttings volunteer days with The London Wildlife Trust

  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

Volunteering and photography at Dacres Wood

The Friends of Dacres Wood are planning a volunteering session Jan 31st in the morning, and in the afternoon, from 2.30, they will going to be going round with a camera just looking and recording what they see growing, or rotting as the case may be - just as interested in fungi!  They would be very pleased if others could join them, … Continue reading Volunteering and photography at Dacres Wood

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

Halloween at Devonshire Road Nature Reserve

The Friends of Devonshire Road are looking for volunteers to help with Halloween at the reserve, both on the day and before (posters, baking etc.). The last two or three years have seen this becoming a really popular event, they get up to 200 people now, so they need plenty of helpers on the night. … Continue reading Halloween at Devonshire Road Nature Reserve

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

Hither Green Community Gorilla Clean Up, Plant Swap, Garden and Embankment Saturday, 18th August, 11am-2pm

Fed up with looking at that mess everytime you walk past? Want to lend a hand to improve your area?  Why not join HGCA on Saturday 18th Aug, 11am-2pm. They need volunteers to Tidy & weed the Community Garden, by the bus stop, Springbank Rd. There will be a Plant and Seed swap too. Station Embankment: clear … Continue reading Hither Green Community Gorilla Clean Up, Plant Swap, Garden and Embankment Saturday, 18th August, 11am-2pm