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  • Heathrow expansion: new plans demand new response

    Thursday 18th January, 2018

    Aeroplane by Jordan Sanchez of Unsplash

    Heathrow Airport has announced a new consultation, relating to the proposed multi-billion pound expansion of the airport.

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  • Government's 25-Year Environment Plan needs legal underpinning

    Thursday 11th January, 2018

    Child pond-dipping at Camley Street Natural Park

    The Prime Minister’s speech on the environment today has encouraging ambitions for nature in towns and cities, the countryside and our coasts and seas. However, London Wildlife Trust strongly recommends that this needs to be underpinned with a legal framework.

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  • London Wildlife Trust awarded £1million to transform the wild heart of King’s Cross

    Friday 15th December, 2017

    Artwork showing new visitor centre © Erect Architecture

    Heritage Lottery Fund backs plan for ‘ecological knowledge hub’ at Camley Street Natural Park, with further support pledged by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Thames Water, Garfield Weston Foundation and the Taurus Foundation.

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  • Will a ‘good growth’ plan serve London’s nature?

    Friday 1st December, 2017

    London landscape

    The London Plan is designed to shape London's growth - and you can have your say.

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  • London skies ‘irrupt’ with rare hawfinches

    Thursday 9th November, 2017

    Hawfinch © Andy Morffew

    Red-listed hawfinches spotted over London in unusually high numbers.

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  • Have your say in shaping Mayor of London’s Environment Strategy

    Tuesday 7th November, 2017

    Corporate volunteering team at Denham Lock Wood nature reserve © Simon Hawkins

    The Mayor is seeking comments on his draft London Environment Strategy by midnight Friday 17th November. This is your chance to get involved.

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  • Remember, remember, hedgehogs are hibernating

    Wednesday 1st November, 2017

    Hedgehog in leaves (credit Tom Marshall)

    Historian Tom Holland urges Londoners to help avoid harming hedgehogs on Bonfire Night

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  • Scarce butterfly returns to Croydon nature reserve

    Tuesday 31st October, 2017

    Brown hairstreak butterfly at Hutchinson's Bank (credit Martin Wills)

    Sighting highlights success of project to expand butterfly habitats at Hutchinson’s Bank

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  • Small mammals find a home in west London’s woods

    Thursday 19th October, 2017

    Common shrew © Huma Pearce

    Capital’s woodlands are providing a lifeline for secretive shrews, voles and wood mice, a remarkable new survey reveals

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  • Celebrating the Great North Wood, 30 years after the Great Storm

    Thursday 12th October, 2017

    Volunteers at work in the Great North Wood

    The Great North Wood was once a huge landscape of woodland and common grazing land, covering the hilly ridges to the north of Croydon and stretching towards the Thames at Deptford.

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