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  • Wildlife Trust secures £1.5million for Woodberry Wetlands - new nature reserve in North East London

    Wednesday 17th September, 2014

    Woodberry Wetlands

    A Stoke Newington Reservoir, closed to the public for nearly 200 years will be transformed by London Wildlife Trust into a new nature reserve called Woodberry Wetlands, opening in 2015.

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  • Thames Tideway Tunnel decision will pave the way to a healthier London

    Friday 12th September, 2014

    River Thames in London / Thames Tunnel Now

    London Wildlife Trust welcomes today’s announcement that construction of the Thames Tideway Tunnel can proceed. The new tunnel will stop tens of millions of tonnes of sewage overflowing into the River Thames each year and is the only viable solution to dealing with ‘London’s dirty secret’; whereby as little as 2mm of rain can cause sewers to overflow directly into the river.

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  • Environmental and Waterways groups welcome go ahead for Thames super sewer

    Friday 12th September, 2014

    The launch of Thames Tunnel Now

    Environmental charities and amenity groups representing over 5 million people who have been campaigning for a cleaner Thames in London have today welcomed the decision of the government to go ahead with the long awaited and much needed Thames Tideway Tunnel.

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  • Explore a secret Thames island with TideFest – Sunday 28th September

    Thursday 11th September, 2014

    Isleworth Ait nature reserve

    TideFest is a new River Thames event taking place on World Rivers Day, Sunday 28th September, which will highlight and celebrate the importance of the tidal Thames for nature and Londoners.

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  • New pocket wetlands boost Regent’s Canal wildlife at King's Cross

    Thursday 14th August, 2014

    Biohaven wildlife islands installed on the Regents Canal at Baynes Street

    As part of its ‘Wildlife on Your Waterways’ project, London Wildlife Trust and frog environmental, in partnership with the Canal & River Trust, have installed a series of floating islands on the Regent’s Canal in Kings Cross, creating pockets of urban wetland habitat for London’s wildlife.

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  • Walthamstow Wetlands to be Europe’s largest urban wetland reserve

    Friday 8th August, 2014

    Walthamstow Wetlands, urban wetland nature reserve

    London Wildlife Trust will be working with Waltham Forest Council and Thames Water to create Walthamstow Wetlands, an exciting new urban wetland nature reserve.

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  • Open day celebrates 25 years of nature in SE London

    Friday 1st August, 2014

    Centre for Wildlife Gardening in Peckham

    Once a derelict council depot and now a thriving nature reserve; Peckham’s Centre for Wildlife Gardening celebrates its 25th anniversary with a special open day on Sunday 10th August.

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  • London Infrastructure Plan must result in a gain for nature and wildlife

    Friday 1st August, 2014

    London city seen from a distance

    London Wildlife Trust welcomes the Mayor’s publication of the London Infrastructure Plan 2050 and the commitment within to ensure that green infrastructure – the network of the city’s parks, nature reserves, rivers, woodlands and other green spaces – are part of the plan.

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  • Take the kids on a free wildlife adventure in King’s Cross

    Thursday 31st July, 2014

    Pond dipping at Camley Street Natural Park

    London Wildlife Trust is running a series of family-friendly activities at Camley Street Natural Park over coming weekends, kicking off with a special Wild about Weekends event on Saturday, 9th of August from 10am to 5pm.

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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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