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Meadow Update 2017

Posted on 9th July, 2017 in News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
Meadow Update 2017

By Stephen Govier In search of inspiration I took a trip to the spectacular 71 hectares of wildflower meadow on the banks of our great river Thames, Chertsey Meads is gorgeous from May to July when the wild flowers are in bloom. I went at the end of June and the ripple of blue in the breeze was … Read more »

2017 Spring Walk – 23rd April

Posted on 3rd April, 2017 in Events | News (0 Comments)
2017 Spring Walk – 23rd April

Our annual Spring walk will take place on Sunday 23rd April 2017 at 10am. We are very pleased that Daniel Greenwood has agreed to lead the walk again this year. His knowledge of all things wild is infectious (how could he not be a wildlife expert with a surname like that?!). The walk will include Dog … Read more »

Hedge Pruning

Posted on 19th March, 2017 in General News | News (0 Comments)

A small group of volunteers tackled the hedge that runs down the side of the wood, bordering the housing estate today. Many of the whips had become incredibly tall and were in desperate need of a prune in order to make them grow more bushy. The nettles, brambles and other weeds that strangle the hedge were … Read more »

RSPB Bird Count Winter 2017

Posted on 29th January, 2017 in Events | News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
RSPB Bird Count Winter 2017

This weekend is the RSPB’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch and we joined forces with the Friends of Green Dale to do a spot of early morning twitching today. Armed with binoculars, pens, pencils and bird ID books, we headed out into DKH Open Space and Green Dale to record the species we saw from 9am – … Read more »

Paths Re-surfaced in DKH Wood

Posted on 14th January, 2017 in General News | News (0 Comments)
Paths Re-surfaced in DKH Wood

Our application for Cleaner, greener, Safer funding from Southwark Council was successful and we were awarded the money to get the paths in the wood topped up with new gravel. The previous surface was disappearing under the yearly layer of leaf mulch and so had gradually disappeared, leaving a muddy track. Following a meeting with … Read more »