Dacres Wood will be holding an open day on Saturday 10th October, 1pm-4pm. Tickets are available via Eventbrite and limited to 6 per time slot. Masks will not be required when walking around the reserve, but please wear them while waiting to come in to the site. Please only arrive for your time slot, … Continue reading Dacres Wood Open Day 10th October 2020, 1pm-4pm
Due to the recent global pandemic of COVID-19, activities on Dacres Wood has stopped. This has meant that we have not been able to hold Friends Group meetings or run our regular Open Days. As Government advice changes we have been able to start back slowly and in a phased manner. We are reliant on … Continue reading Dacres Wood – an update
The next Friends and User of Dacres Wood meeting will be held on Monday 15th January 2020. If you would like to come along, please email the Friends and let them know.
The wonderful Friends of Dacres Wood will again be opening the site on the last Saturday of the month from 1pm-4pm. This will fall on the following dates in 2019 25th May 29th June 27th July 31st August (Open Day TBC) 28th September 26th October If you have any questions or would like to be … Continue reading Open Days
Our good friends down at Garthorne Road Nature Reserve are looking for help with their Friends Group. If you think you can help, please read on. Are you interested in getting involved in The Friends of Garthorne Road Nature Reserve committee? We are a small group of local residents interested in conserving this important wildlife … Continue reading Friends of Garthorne Road looking for help.
We are in the process of updating our website, we haven't been able to update for a while, but please keep an eye out for future changes. We hope you can find all the information you need, but if you there is something you can't find on these pages, please contact us. We will try … Continue reading November 2018 update
Just a quick note to say our regular last Saturday of the month Open Day is tomorrow, from 1.00 to 4.00 pm. Having tried out the rubber dingy kindly donated by a local business owner on Tuesday, I will be using it again to clear more of the duckweed from the deep end of the … Continue reading July Open Day tomorrow – moths and a rubber dinghy
Our regular last Saturday of the month Open Days, from 13.00 to 16.00, which we have been running except in the winter for the last few years, depend on one or more of the Friends group being around. But, a combination of long pre-arranged holidays and sudden family commitments means that this is not going … Continue reading Sorry – no Open Day tomorrow
This coming Saturday, from 1 pm to 4 pm, is the first opportunity in 2017 for everyone from the community to look round this local nature reserve, with its large pond, incorporating one of the last remnants of the Croydon Canal, and managed now for the benefit of frogs and other amphibians. It is also … Continue reading April Open Day this Saturday
Well, we didn't see a sparrow hawk this year, but the weather was much better, and the mating nuthatches in Mayow Park were a bonus. We're now thinking about a trip to Norwood Country Park early May - should see load of white throats there. Here's the complete species list: Blackbird Wren Robin Mistle … Continue reading Photos and species list from Bird Walk