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Summer 2016

Posted on 16th September, 2016 in General News | News (0 Comments)
Summer 2016

We have had a very hot summer this year and the grass in the park is parched brown. The meadow grew well and we had some lovely grasses grow interspersed with meadow flowers: common mallow, chicory, wild carrot, greater knapweed, goats rue, sedum acre, hedge woundwort, red clover, corn poppy to name a few. During … Read more »

Green Dale planning application 16/AP/1232

Hadley Property Group have now submitted their planning application to Southwark council to demolish the existing Dulwich Hmalet Footbll Stadium, build 155 flats there and build a new 4000 seater stadium on Green Dale playing fields. Please see our new section about Green Dale on the website and respond to the planning application now.

Around the 29th October 2015 a lot of chainsaw activity was heard near the wood but unfortunately not acted upon. A few weeks later some members were moving the meadow cuttings into the edge of the wood when they noticed about 10 maturing trees had been completely cut down within the wood. Every tree was along the … Read more »

Things are ticking along nicely in Dog Kennel Hill Wood this Summer. Our volunteer Stephen has been busy scything the meadow. This year he did it in a few different sections and left some of the wormwood and mugwort that hadn’t yet set seed. Spotted in and around the wood this year: chicory puffballs in a … Read more »

An Audio Walk in the Park

Posted on 9th June, 2015 in General News | News (0 Comments)

Here’s a sound recording of leaving the house, walking round the wood and park and returning to the house. Recorded on 5th March 2015. Some handling and wind noise as just working out the kit and didn’t have a wind cover for the microphone! Only lasts 5 minutes. Can you tell the route that was … Read more »