Local HLF-funded project gets underway

Hainault Forest Country Park is in the early stages of a £6m restoration project which will see it undergo a programme of work focusing on four key areas – investment in biodiversity, landscape and buildings, works to re-focus the popular children’s zoo and to improve the range of activities on offer for visitors. On 9 …

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Don’t miss the Redbridge Green Fair this Sunday!

Held once every 2 years, The Redbridge Green Fair is a large, vibrant, inclusive community festival with a “green” theme that raises public awareness of environmental issues and brings the community and businesses together in Valentines Park, Ilford. This year the Green Fair takes place on Sunday 25 May from 11.30am to 7pm in Melbourne Field, Valentines …

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Help needed at ‘Mulching Bonanzas’!

In February 2014 The Nature Conservation Rangers, in partnership with Trees for Cities, undertook a project to plant 7,500 new trees atBroadmead Recreation Ground. With the help of hundreds of volunteers all of the trees were successfully planted! However, this was the easy part… The next step is to spread wood chip (also known as …

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Broadmead Recreation Ground – Volunteers needed!

The Rangers, in partnership with Trees for Cities, are planning to plant over 7,000 trees at Broadmead Recreation Ground – and we need your help! Tree planting opportunities run from the 5th – 27th of February. Come and join the team and help with planting week- days between 11am – 3pm Monday – Thursday. Learn …

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Community Tree Planting Event!

Claybury Orchard is a traditional orchard set within the grounds of Claybury Park. The orchard was most likely planted to provide fruit for use at Claybury Hospital (which is now Repton Park development) and is thought to be around 70-80 years old. Apple trees are the most dominant type of fruit present and local residents …

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Roding Valley Woodland Management

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 …

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Woodland Management

All over the world our landscapes are being built upon and developed into vast urban areas. This worrying trend can be seen stretching right across Britain as we lose more and more of our beautiful green spaces each year.  Even if you haven’t noticed it yet,  in a few years’ time you definitely will. If we continue to …

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