Nature Walks

Fungi Walk – 29 October 2017

45 people attended a Fungi walk on 29th October 2017 in Bushwood led by Tricia Moxly. Despite the dry weather enough fungi were found to make for a very interesting walk.

Nature Club – October 2017

35 children turned up on Sunday 29th October for our Autumn Nature Club. The weather was perfect for our nature trail through the Chestnut trees and into Chalet Wood. Children enjoyed squirrelling away nuts and finding them again, as well as doing bark rubbings, making stick skeletons and playing with their friends in the woods. …

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A tutorial in trees

Gill James and Jackie Morrison gave a fascinating tour of some of Wanstead Park’s trees this afternoon, 18 October. 35 Members of the Ferndale Area Residents Association, the Wren Group and Friends of Wanstead Parklands enjoyed hearing about sweet and  horse chestnuts, oaks, hazels, birches, poplars, yews and the Plain’s single, inappropriately placed Wellingtonia. A …

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Wildflower Walk

On a warm Tursday evening on 17th June 2015 the annual WREN Wildflower Walk took place in the Exchange Lands adjacent to Wanstead Park with about 30 walkers. As always when such a walk is led by someone as knowledgable as Tricia Moxley it was both interesting and informative. To a background of birdsong, Chiff …

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A Walk in the Cemetery

Last Sunday saw a very well-attended walk in the City of London Cemetery in Aldersbrook Road. Run by Wren committee member Gill James the walk looked at some of the more unusual trees in the area with a little bit of history thrown in. The cemetery was designed to be the ‘Cemetery in a Garden’ with …

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