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Spring Walk 2015

Posted on 10th May, 2015 in Events | News (0 Comments)
Spring Walk 2015

Our Spring Walk for 2015 takes place on Saturday 16th May at 10:30am. Please meet at 10:20am by the picnic benches in Dog Kennel Hill Open Space. As before, the walk will be led by Daniel Greenwood from the London Wildlife Trust. Please wear suitable clothing and note that the walk will be cancelled in … Read more »

Woodland Trust Trees Planted

Posted on 9th March, 2015 in Events | News (0 Comments)
Woodland Trust Trees Planted

Yesterday eight volunteers met in Dog Kennel Hill Woods to plant thirty trees that were given for free by the Woodland Trust. These particular trees were donated by Ikea. We had applied last year for a “small coppice” pack which consisted of 10 rowan, 10 wild cherry and 10 silver birch. The protective canes and … Read more »

Winter Tidy Up

Posted on 22nd February, 2015 in Events | News (0 Comments)
Winter Tidy Up

  The Friends of DKH Wood met this morning for a tidy up. We picked several bags of litter, marked the hedging with ribbons and moved some of the dead wood into neater piles and loosened the collars around the larger saplings.

RSPB Bird Count Winter 2015

Posted on 25th January, 2015 in Events | News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
RSPB Bird Count Winter 2015

Six members of the Friends group took part in the RSPB Garden Birdwatch today 25th January from 11am – 12pm. It was a grey overcast day but there was no rain. We came armed with binoculars, bird identification books, pens and the birdwatch results sheets. Our first sighting was of six goldfinches chasing each other … Read more »

Autumn Clearance

Posted on 11th November, 2014 in Events | News (0 Comments)
Autumn Clearance

On Remembrance Sunday the Friends undertook some work in the wood and meadow.  A patch of earth was dug in the meadow and a number of wildflowers planted.  Nettles and other weeds which had threatened to strangle the newly planted hedge were taken out and put in the wood to rot down and make a … Read more »