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  • Young people with learning disabilities making wild discoveries

    Monday 19th December, 2016

    Participants with Richmond upon Thames College Support Learning

    Following in the footsteps of Sir David Attenborough and Planet Earth II, young people with learning disabilities will be filming London’s wildlife as part of an innovative, new project in Richmond upon Thames, made possible by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

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  • South London Tesco stores supporting London Wildlife Trust

    Wednesday 7th December, 2016

    Working with school children

    Tesco stores across south London are supporting our Climate Change Champions project with the Tesco Bags of Help grant scheme.

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  • Wooded mansion grounds added to Sydenham Hill Wood nature reserve

    Tuesday 6th December, 2016

    Trust volunteers prepare to work in Beechgrove. Credit Daniel Greenwood

    The estate of a mansion that was demolished over 30 years ago has been added to one of south London’s top nature reserves, Sydenham Hill Wood in Southwark.

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  • Can new housing in London benefit nature and wildlife?

    Thursday 1st December, 2016

    London Assembly visit to Woodberry Wetlands

    London Wildlife Trust met Leonie Cooper of the London Assembly’s Housing Committee at Woodberry Wetlands today, alongside Cllr. John Burke from Hackney Council and representatives from Thames Water and Berkeley Homes.

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  • Rare willow emerald damselflies spotted in Clissold Park in Hackney

    Wednesday 30th November, 2016

    Willow emerald damselfly by Adrian Parr

    Damselflies, like dragonflies, are large, colourful insects that flourish around clean ponds, lakes and rivers. These harmless insects often sport dazzling colours, such as the beautiful metallic green sheen of the rare willow emerald damselfly.

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  • Celebrating Crane Park's explosive past

    Wednesday 30th November, 2016

    The Shot Tower, Crane Park Island

    Gunpowder mills focus of new project thanks to Heritage Lottery Fund and Richmond Civic Pride Fund

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  • Protecting green spaces across London

    Friday 11th November, 2016

    A cowslip growing on a London housing estate

    The London Assembly is investigating ways of protecting London's green spaces and welcomes contributions from members of the public alongside charitable, private and public sector land managers.

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  • Christmas advert will bring joy and nature to children

    Thursday 10th November, 2016

    One of the foxes seen in the John Lewis Christmas advert

    The Wildlife Trusts are John Lewis's Christmas charity partner

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  • Actress Alison Steadman is standing up for London’s wildlife as our latest ambassador

    Wednesday 9th November, 2016

    Alison Steadman at Woodberry Wetlands by Clearwater Photography

    You’ve probably seen her playing Pam Shipman in hit comedy Gavin and Stacey, Mrs Bennet in the BBC’s adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, or in films including Shirley Valentine and Clockwise. But Alison Steadman is also a wildlife enthusiast and nature TV presenter, and her enthusiasm for all things wild makes her an excellent choice as an ambassador for London Wildlife Trust.

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  • Celebrate Bonfire Night – but don’t harm hedgehogs!

    Friday 4th November, 2016

    Hedgehog in fallen leaves (credit Tom Marshall)

    Londoners urged to check their wood piles for hedgehogs before lighting bonfires this weekend

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