Surbiton’s riverside filter beds saved from developers
Wednesday 5th March, 2014
London Wildlife Trust welcomes today’s decision by the Planning Inspector to dismiss an appeal to build on Seething Wells filter beds, a Site of Nature Conservation Importance in Surbiton.
London Wildlife Trust warns HS2 habitat loss could equal two London parks
Thursday 27th February, 2014
London Wildlife Trust has today responded to the environmental statement for Phase One of the proposed High Speed 2 rail link. The Trust is deeply concerned that HS2 has failed to undertake robust and consistent ecological analysis, meaning it is impossible to accurately assess the likely damage to natural and semi-natural habitats along the line.
Nature flourishes on former landfill site and shooting club at Braeburn Park
Friday 7th February, 2014
Braeburn Park is an important wildlife site in Crayford, south-east London, where former sand quarries have been reclaimed by nature. As well as been used for sand extraction, the site has also been used for landfill and has hosted an orchard and even a shooting club, Old Crayford Gun Club.
Viewpoint: Finnish architecture meets London wildlife at King’s Cross
Wednesday 5th February, 2014
London Wildlife Trust’s iconic reserve at Camley Street Natural Park in King’s Cross now hosts a unique floating platform, Viewpoint, created in partnership with The Finnish Institute in London and The Architecture Foundation.
London’s growing population puts squeeze on wildlife
Thursday 30th January, 2014
London Wildlife Trust welcomes the London Assembly’s warning that London’s green and open spaces will come under increasing pressure from development over the next two decades.
Crane Meadows - a new green space in west London
Monday 27th January, 2014
Crane Meadows lies in Cranford, nestled between the western bank of the River Crane and the eastern perimeter of Heathrow Airport.
Supreme Court’s green light for HS2 is wrong signal for environment
Wednesday 22nd January, 2014
London Wildlife Trust is disappointed that the Supreme Court has dismissed the remaining challenges to Phase 1 of the proposed High Speed Rail link (HS2).
Backing Bexley's Biodiversity
Monday 20th January, 2014
Wild weather challenge for London’s nature reserves
Thursday 2nd January, 2014
As the Environment Secretary warns of ‘exceptional weather’ and with the Thames Barrier on standby, volunteers and staff with the London Wildlife Trust have been counting the cost of recent high winds across their London nature reserves.
Walk with wildlife and take a step towards a healthier New Year!
Tuesday 24th December, 2013
With a few days off work, don’t just slump in front of the television and guzzle mince pies. Wrap up warm and grab a slice of fresh air and outdoors relaxation. London has more nature on your doorstep than you might imagine, with over 40 nature reserves run by the London Wildlife Trust alone. Many of these reserves are freely open to the public, as well as being home to some of London’s rarer wildlife.