Did you know that over 300 species of plant currently face extinction? That an area equivalent to the size of 16 football pitches is destroyed in the tropical rainforest every minute? Experts estimate that the last remaining rainforests could be consumed in less than 40 years.
We are rapidly losing our green spaces, losing spaces that provide us with vital elements such as oxygen. We need to do all we can to save our environment, and it starts at home. If it is going to take under 40 years to destroy the rainforest, which used to cover 14% of the planet, then how much time is going to take to completely urbanise Britain – a much, much smaller land mass… Could we be looking at half the time?
Do your bit for the environment and look after the precious few green areas we have left. Come and get involved with our project to re-invigorate the patch of woodland in Roding Valley Park adjacent to Roding Lane South. Your helping hands will be greatly appreciated! The tasks will involve thinning, dead hedging and clearing any rubbish.
Just think if everyone does a little everywhere, we could save our planet.
This free event is open to adults. Work starts at 10 am and will continue until 2.30 pm. If you would like to join us then please meet on Tuesday 22 October, outside the scout hut adjacent to the allotment site opposite Leigh Avenue, Roding Lane South.
For more information please call 020 8559 2316 or visit the Redbridge i nature pages.
Post Author: Emily Polling