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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 »

Tree Down

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

Sadly another tree came down next to the wood on Sunday night. Local residents reported a cracking sound at 7pm and on closer inspection one of the three large ash trees that borders the wood and the car park had snapped at the base and crashed into the wood. This tree had a ring of fungus around … Read more »

New trees in the park

Posted on 18th April, 2014 in General News | News (1 Comments)

This was a busy week for tree planting in the wood. The council tree department kindly gave us an Alder tree to replace the poplar that fell in the storm. It’s not been planted exactly where we’d hoped but it’s lovely to receive a replacement. We also received four fruit trees as a donation from … Read more »