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  • London's rivers and waterways - new courses and training

    Thursday 26th June, 2014

    London's rivers and waterways - new courses and training

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  • Next Friday is Outdoor Office Day - it's time to take it outside!

    Friday 13th June, 2014

    Outdoor Office; (C) iStock.com/urbancow

    On Friday 20th June London Wildlife Trust is challenging offices across London to take it outside. We are urging office workers to abandon their desks for up to an hour, and experience the green spaces which flourish across the capital city, as part of #OutdoorOfficeDay.

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  • London Wildlife Trust welcomes Elaine Sullivan as new Chair

    Thursday 5th June, 2014

    London city seen from a distance

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  • Restoring nature to the Regents Canal with floating islands

    Friday 2nd May, 2014

    The Wildlife on your Waterways team prepare a floating raft prior to installatio

    Narrow boats, ducks and unwanted litter aren’t the only things that float in the Regents Canal. Four new, floating islands have been berthed opposite Baynes Street Canalside Garden in Camden, north London by the Wildlife on your Waterways Team, funded by Royal Bank of Canada and Heritage Lottery Fund.

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  • London Wildlife Trust warns HS2 will cause irrecoverable damage to wildlife habitats in NW London

    Friday 25th April, 2014

    HS2 and bluebells. Image credit: Helen Walsh Graphic Design

    London Wildlife Trust is calling on MPs to insist that HS2 has a hugely reduced environmental impact, when they meet on Monday 28th April for the Second Reading of the HS2 Hybrid Bill. The Trust is also demanding that the Terms of Reference must include HS2’s impact on wildlife.

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  • London is a gateway for invasive non-native species, but what can be done?

    Wednesday 16th April, 2014

    London Wildlife Trust welcomes the European Parliament’s decision to take greater action on invasive non-native species, including the ban on the possession, transport, selling or growing of species deemed as of ‘Union Concern’.

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  • London fields – vanishing grasslands and disappearing species

    Thursday 3rd April, 2014

    Wildlife rich grassland at Totteridge Fields, London

    Wildlife-rich grasslands are in dramatic decline across Britain, according to new research from The Wildlife Trusts. Viewed from afar all fields may look the same, but a closer look at native grassland reveals a rich abundance of species, from wild grasses and flowers, to butterflies and bees.

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  • Restored Hillingdon grasslands will benefit wildlife and people

    Wednesday 19th March, 2014

    London Wildlife Trust at work in Gutteridge Woods, Hillingdon

    A 16 month project will see three Nature Reserves in the London Borough of Hillingdon cleared of dense blackthorn and bramble thickets, improving public access and boosting local wildlife.

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  • Volunteers team up to bring a new lease of life to Streatham Common

    Friday 14th March, 2014

    Volunteers working with London Wildlife Trust on Streatham Common

    Last week saw almost 100 volunteers working with London Wildlife Trust on Streatham Common in Lambeth as part of Climate Week 2014, Britain’s biggest climate change campaign. This inspiring new wave of action takes place each year, with half a million people attending 3,000 events across the country.

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  • Surbiton’s riverside filter beds saved from developers

    Wednesday 5th March, 2014

    Surbiton Seething Wells filter beds - saved from development

    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.

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