Tag Archives: London Wildlife Trust

Trust’s workdays to bring butterflies to Hutchinson’s Bank

Brilliant Butterflies is a London Wildlife Trust project which calls on volunteers to help improve and enhance the habitat in some of Croydon’s and south London’s open spaces to benefit wildlife – in particular (the clue’s in the name) butterflies. … Continue reading

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Volunteer Open Day, Dollyper’s Hill, Coulsdon, Nov 30

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Great North Wood photo competition, closing date Oct 31

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Winter Bird Walk, Sydenham Hill Wood, Feb 11

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Rare butterfly spotted on New Addington chalkland reserve

Naturalists at Hutchinson’s Bank nature reserve are celebrating the sighting of a rare butterfly. Hutchinson’s Bank is one of the richest remaining chalk grassland habitats in London, and this year it has been just a touch richer with the appearance … Continue reading

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£700,000 Lottery grant to save the Great North Wood

The Great North Wood is south London’s secret ancient nature reserve and conservation group the London Wildlife Trust has just been awarded a £700,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help restore and preserve what remains of the woodland. … Continue reading

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Take a walk in the woods back to the time of the mammoths

While Croydon Council appears to be on a mission to concrete over every last remaining pocket of green space in the borough, there are some groups which continue to study, cherish and preserve the scraps of south London’s environmental heritage. … Continue reading

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