Friends of Garthorne Road looking for help.

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.

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

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?

Recent Committee Meeting

On Thursday, 27th March we (the committee of the Friends of Dacres Wood Nature Reserve) had our first meeting of the year. We had a great discussion over our plans for 2014 and events for the rest of the year. And so we are happy to announce that our first open day for this year … Continue reading Recent Committee Meeting

Annual General Meeting and Open Day 2012

Coming up next weekend (Saturday, 29th June) is the June open day for the nature reserve. The reserve is open from 12pm- 3pm. Refreshments and free tours will be available. If you feel like "mucking in" then feel free to bring some gloves, as the Friends and volunteers will be tidying up and maintaining the site. … Continue reading Annual General Meeting and Open Day 2012

News from the Weekend

A big THANK YOU is necessary here. As we attended the Perry Vale Ward Assembly on Saturday, 27th October where we (the FoDWNR) bid for £2000. The bid was put in to get a digger in to remove some of the silt from the pond closest to Catling Close. Luckily we were successful in our … Continue reading News from the Weekend