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  • Come and ‘enjoy the river’ at TideFest 2016

    Thursday 21st July, 2016

    Stand Up Paddleboarding at Kew Bridge with TideFest

    Wildlife organisations, river and environmental groups and community associations have this week announced plans for the third TideFest to be held on the tidal Thames in London on Sunday September 11th

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  • Fly tipping threatens conservation work at Frays Farm Meadows nature reserve in Denham

    Friday 15th July, 2016

    Illegal fly-tipping at Frays Farm Meadows. Image by Nathan Nelson

    Staff from London Wildlife Trust found their way into Frays Farm Meadows blocked by a mountain of illegally dumped rubbish on Thursday morning. The works entrance to the nature reserve, accessible from a slip road on the A40, was completely blocked by several truckloads of waste.

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  • ‘Spider-eating’ fly discovered at Braeburn Park nature reserve during Open Day

    Friday 15th July, 2016

    Cllr Eileen Pallen (centre) with staff from London Wildlife Trust & Land Trust

    Crayford’s Braeburn Park nature reserve hosted its first open day last Sunday, attended by the Mayor of Bexley, Councillor Eileen Pallen, and Councillor Geraldene Lucia-Hennis.

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  • Children enjoy a really wild experience

    Wednesday 13th July, 2016

    Nick Baker with Southwark Park Primary School pupils (credit James Cracknell)

    Schoolchildren discovered Peckham’s wild side with TV presenter Nick Baker at the Centre for Wildlife Gardening.

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  • Freshwater thinking: A new four-year project will boost wildlife in London’s waterways

    Tuesday 5th July, 2016

    Banded demoiselle by Iain Leach

    Water for Wildlife is a new project from London Wildlife Trust that will focus on freshwater habitats across the capital. These waterbodies, and the wildlife species that live in them, will be monitored and mapped, and practical conservation work will be undertaken at key sites across London, enhancing their wildlife value in line with the London Rivers Action Plan and national efforts under the EU Water Framework Directive.

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  • Grazing cows improve Ickenham Marsh habitats

    Wednesday 15th June, 2016

    Sussex cattle at Ickenham Marsh (credit Val Borrell)

    Some beefy new residents have moved into Ickenham Marsh Nature Reserve in Austin’s Lane, Hillingdon.

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  • Wild Talent training project receives £15,000 grant from NatWest Skills & Opportunities Fund

    Thursday 2nd June, 2016

    Wild Talent training project receives from £15,000 grant from the NatWest Skills

    London Wildlife Trust’s Wild Talent project has been successful in securing a grant of £15,000 from NatWest’s recently launched Skills & Opportunities Fund, thanks largely to a public vote that recognised the important work of our Wild Talent conservation trainees, who would typically face barriers to working in the conservation sector without the support of the Trust.

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  • David Lindo, the Urban Birder, becomes first ambassador for London Wildlife Trust

    Wednesday 1st June, 2016

    David Lindo, the Urban Birder, at Woodberry Wetlands

    London is surprisingly rich in wildlife. The city’s parks, gardens and open spaces support more species than many parts of the surrounding countryside, from the familiar London fox to rarer species such as London rocket and the peregrine falcon, the fastest animal on earth.

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  • Volunteers scoop prize at woodland awards

    Friday 27th May, 2016

    Acorn award for Gunnersbury Triangle volunteers

    Gunnersbury Triangle team recognised at City Hall ceremony after decades of hard work

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  • Help save London’s stunning stag beetles

    Friday 20th May, 2016

    Stag beetle by Neil Phillips

    At the start of the stag beetle season London Wildlife Trust is asking Londoners to report sightings of this globally-endangered species.

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