June 25th Open Day, Arts activity for kids, Official Bridge Opening

And even an AGM, beforehand from 12.00.  What more could anyone want? Seriously, from 1-4pm Dacres Wood will be open for our regular last Saturday of the month Open Day.  Dani will be organising an arts themed activity for kids, in anticipation of Dacres Wood being a major venue for the Sydenham Visual Arts Trail … Continue reading June 25th Open Day, Arts activity for kids, Official Bridge Opening

May 28th Open Day – Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Claire's organising another of her ever popular Teddy Bear picnics for our May Open Day this Saturday - with an earlier start time to encourage families to come for lunch with a picnic. We're also thinking about a new activity this year ... watch this space. And in the background, there may be woodsmen, digging … Continue reading May 28th Open Day – Teddy Bears’ Picnic

April 30th Open Day – help us get to know our trees!

We've got our April open day coming up this Saturday - 1.00 pm to 4.00, so everyone welcome to have a look round. The reserve is looking very spring like, but the paths are still flooded. We can lend wellies, and in kids sizes too.   We're also planning a tree identification and measuring activity … Continue reading April 30th Open Day – help us get to know our trees!

Open Day, Sat March 26 – Frogspawn Egg Hunt and Conservation work!

This Saturday, from 1.00 to 4.00, is our first "last Saturday of the month" Open Day at Dacres Wood Nature Reserve. As well as just having a look round this rather special local space, we hope visitors will take the opportunity to meet members of our committee who will be around, and learn more about … Continue reading Open Day, Sat March 26 – Frogspawn Egg Hunt and Conservation work!

Chat about what to do in reserve this Sunday?

I went round the reserve yesterday with Nick Pond, LB Lewisham Ecology officer, reviewing all the things we might one day want to do there. At the moment it's just a list of notes which I need to get into some kind of order. After our bird walk Sunday we could maybe talk over some of … Continue reading Chat about what to do in reserve this Sunday?