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  • Phase One of HS2 railway given Royal Assent

    Thursday 23rd February, 2017

    Frays Farm Meadows - threatened by HS2

    The first phase of the High Speed Two (HS2) railway between London and Birmingham was given Royal Assent on 23 February 2017.

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  • Street artist ATM paints a pochard to Show The Love

    Monday 13th February, 2017

    Pochard by ATM at Woodberry Wetlands © Penny Dixie

    Street artist ATM and London Wildlife Trust are joining people across the country who are making, wearing and sharing green hearts to Show The Love for the places, people and life they cherish and want to protect from climate change.

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  • Comments welcome on additional HS2 mitigation plan

    Friday 3rd February, 2017

    Proposed Colne Valley viaduct

    Views are being sought on a plan that could help protect wildlife sites in the Colne Valley, west of London, affected by the construction of a new high-speed railway

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  • Landmark King’s Cross nature reserve set for new visitor centre

    Wednesday 1st February, 2017

    Pond dipping at Camley Street Natural Park

    Just over thirty years ago a patch of derelict land in King’s Cross, saved from development by local campaigners, was opened to the public as Camley Street Natural Park, an inner city nature reserve. Managed by London Wildlife Trust and just an eight minute walk from King’s Cross station, the award-winning reserve now attracts up to 20,000 visitors a year, including thousands of children from schools in Camden and Islington.

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  • Building a home for wildlife

    Thursday 26th January, 2017

    Woodberry Wetlands by Penny Dixie

    When Sadiq Khan won the London mayoral battle in 2016 he did so on the back of commitments that included strong protection for wildlife and biodiversity. We live in a rapidly growing city, home to developments – large and small – that have the potential to be beneficial to nature, if the political, corporate and personal will is there.

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  • Children’s artwork celebrates nature at Woodberry Wetlands

    Tuesday 24th January, 2017

    Alek with pupils Nicole, Micael, Asia, Bertan, Zara and Eray from Jubilee School

    Talented pupils from Jubilee Primary School in Stoke Newington have created a stunning mural of their local nature reserve, Woodberry Wetlands, featuring London’s colourful wildlife and the reserve’s distinctive urban skyline.

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  • New rain gardens will reduce Wandle flood risk

    Monday 16th January, 2017

    River Wandle in Morden Hall Park (credit Garry Knight/Wikimedia Commons)

    Reducing flooding and pollution is the aim of a London Wildlife Trust project encouraging people to create greener communities – funded by Heritage Lottery Fund through the Living Wandle Landscape Partnership

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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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