Thank you, GoodGym!

Some serious progress made on clearing reeds from the pond this Saturday, thanks to volunteers from GoodGym - and waders supplied by LB Lewisham! GoodGym had been featured that morning on BBC Breakfast, so to find out more about them, here it is on YouTube And I'm pleased to say they seemed to like Dacres … Continue reading Thank you, GoodGym!

Conservation volunteering, tomorrow and following last Tuesdays

We're starting this low key, building up a group of volunteers to do conservation work at Dacres Wood on the last Tuesdays of each month, starting at 10.30.  There'll be at least three of us there tomorrow, mainly pulling more reeds out of the pond, which is essential to keeping it fully frog, toad and … Continue reading Conservation volunteering, tomorrow and following last Tuesdays

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?

Weekly walk, September 2nd

The reserve is starting to look Autumnal now, and as hoped last week, I found some new fungi.  I was also accompanied by Alison, a researcher from UCL developing an approach to measure bio-diversity from the sound scape of a location, which correlates with conventionally assessed bio-diversity.  Look forward, in due course, to recordings of … Continue reading Weekly walk, September 2nd