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 …

Continue reading Don’t miss the Redbridge Green Fair this Sunday!

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 …

Continue reading Help needed at ‘Mulching Bonanzas’!

Are we a disposable generation? Team v Redbridge promote sustainability with our clothes.

As part of the charity vInspired, which aims to provide volunteering and support for young people, Team v Redbridge are a group of young volunteers from their national programme Team v. The young volunteer’s first campaign was about ‘Building a Sustainable Generation.’ Young people have often been accused of being the disposable generation and so …

Continue reading Are we a disposable generation? Team v Redbridge promote sustainability with our clothes.

Helping Hogs in Redbridge

Last week we were joined by Henry and Emily from Peoples Trust for Endangered Species who lead a fascinating talk on our favourite prickly animal, the hedgehog. As you may be aware, hedgehog numbers have decreased dramatically over the last ten years - in fact, it looks like we may have lost around a quarter …

Continue reading Helping Hogs in Redbridge

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 …

Continue reading Broadmead Recreation Ground – Volunteers needed!

Free School Sessions for Redbridge Schools

Would you like to explore life in a pond from a Frog’s point of view?  Then come and join us for ‘Life Under the Surface’, an exciting craft workshop that celebrates the variety of wildlife living in UK ponds. Learn about the importance of biodiversity through a fun filled talk with questions, games and videos. …

Continue reading Free School Sessions for Redbridge Schools

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 …

Continue reading Community Tree Planting Event!

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 …

Continue reading Roding Valley Woodland Management