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Thanks Bruno for making this happen, thanks Forest Hill Assembly for the support, and thanks Melissa for organising yesterday’s party! With a reserve for long terms maintenance, and the engagement local residents, we have a sustainable future for our new pond. … Continue reading
Interesting article in last Saturday’s Financial Times: How to save parks and other urban green spaces As it says: while urban parks lubricate property prices and local business, they struggle to make a penny for their own futures.
After last night’s storm, it doesn’t look as if the old pond, whose liner has been punctured by dogs, actually needs replacing (But of course it does!)
Yes – still here, as is the Green, of course, and these male hazel catkins*. And looking forward to our AGM at Forest Hill Pools, Saturday 13th, 11.00. Meanwhile we are working on a vision for 2016, to be shared … Continue reading
Dear Friends, here are some of the creatures that dwell in our many nettle and bramble patches. Leaf beetles, Jersey Tiger Moth, Large Skipper and gatekeeper butterflies are a few that depend on the blossom and leaf cover. Birds and … Continue reading
Above: Nest by Nathalie Hauwelle and Participants including Holy Trinity School at Little Ecological Arts Festival (LEAF), May 2013. Click here for a video showing the construction of the nest. The photo above also shows the amazing path restoration begun … Continue reading
Cowslip, Hawthorn and Lilac, Primrose, English Bluebells, Pear Blossom,
Seven volunteers dug out some blackberry and lined more pathway with logs, hoping to encourage stag beetles. Thanks to all who helped. The next work day is on Saturday 13th June.
Just some photo I took following our volunteers day this month, showing both how lovely the green is looking with the primroses coming out but also the hard work which needs doing, digging out brambles clearing litter and removing the … Continue reading