At 12-00 on 13th July members of Wren met up with Newham Green Hands for a walk through the Alexandra Lake area to look for wildlife. It was great to see a dozen young people from Newham keen to take in the diversity of plants and animals hiding in the undergrowth. Every clump of Common …
Mirza Rashid will lead a walk in Wanstead Park to see and hear some of Wanstead’s bats! All are welcome. Meet at 21-00 by the Tea Hut in Wanstead Park for a walk around the ponds.
https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/save-wanstead-flats-from-commercial-events?fbclid=IwAR3U7UBnaqDU53CZ32oTsJ0BIFRl14-2NrFIX4g8cE6Be4uc3Yv0CWceRr8 Please refuse the application by MAMA Festivals Ltd to hold a music event for 50,000 people on Wanstead Flats in September 2020. Why is this important? Wanstead Flats is an area of open rough grassland in the the southern-most part of Epping Forest. It is a Site of Importance for Nature Conservation classified as …
The event was part of the City Nature Challenge and we also had a bat walk, a butterfly and insect walk and a dawn chorus walk.
The southern edge of Epping Forest – including Wanstead Park and Flats, Bushwood, and the City of London Cemetary – provides an oasis within the dense, urban sprawl of London’s east end and an area of great beauty, nature and openness.
Saturday 23 March