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Spring Work Day 2015 – Weeding the Hedge

This morning we tackled the weeds that were engulfing the hedge that runs alongside the adventure playground. A section had been weeded before and this had had a huge impact on the hedge which is now very bushy and healthy. The area we weeded today was being smothered mainly by cow parsley but also there were … Read more »

Taking That Closer Look

Posted on 21st May, 2015 in General News | News (0 Comments)
Taking That Closer Look

By Stephen Govier Walking through Green Dale this Saturday on the annual wildlife walk led by the London Wildlife Trust some identification of plants took place. At one stage a tufted grass was called out as “Meadow foxtail” and that is exactly what you would expect to find in a meadow flowering at this time of year. … Read more »

Sycamore Felled in DKH Open Space

Ian Williams, the Southwark tree officer for parks has issued an emergency tree felling notice for a sycamore in Dog Kennel Hill Open Space. The large tree sits next to the much-used ramp that goes down into the Sainsburys car park. On close inspection it turns out that the tree had extensive Kretzschmaria deusta fungus at … Read more »

Merry Christmas!

Posted on 19th December, 2014 in General News | News (0 Comments)
Merry Christmas!

Wishing everyone who has been involved in the Friends of Dog Kennel Hill Wood this year a very MERRY CHRISTMAS and a Happy 2015. Thank you for all your hard work – we achieved a lot this year: bat walk, spring walk, RSPB bird count, Gaumont film night and several workdays. See you in 2015!

News from DKH Wood

Posted on 6th August, 2014 in General News | News (0 Comments)

This morning two members of the Friends group met with Paul Highman (Park Manager), Robert Roach (Contracts and Services officer) and Joe Ogunbiyi (Quadron) to discuss various aspects of Dog Kennel Hill Open Space and Wood. Wildflower Meadow The Friends of DKH Wood have asked if we can take over the management of the wildflower meadow … Read more »