Working to protect and promote Dog Kennel Hill Wood in South London
Header image

RSPB Winter Bird Count 2018

Posted on 28th January, 2018 in Events | News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
RSPB Winter Bird Count 2018

It was a disappointing turnout, in terms of humans, for the 2018 RSPB winter bird count but at least the birds didn’t let us down. Bird enthusiast Guy Haslam from the Friends of Green Dale was there to assist with the identifying of birds, which is a great help when often you can only hear … Read more »

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 »

Spring Walk 2017

Posted on 25th April, 2017 in Events | News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
Spring Walk 2017

Our annual Spring walk took place on Sunday 23rd April and was once again led by the inimitable Daniel Greenwood. His enthusiasm and knowledge once again enthralled the group of ten or so people who gathered and everyone had a great walk. As has been the case for the past few years, the route included … Read more »

Spring work day 2017

Posted on 15th April, 2017 in Events | News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
Spring work day 2017

We had a Spring work day today in the Dog Kennel Hill Open Space. Tasks included weeding the glade, pruning hedges, path strimming, litter picking and tidying up the log edging in the wood. Unfortunately some of us were so buried in foliage that other members couldn’t find us and thought it had been cancelled! Thanks … 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 spotĀ 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 »