We were treated to a presentation by Ben Stockwell at Citizen Zoo, who spoke to us about the water vole restoration project in southwest London, and the impacts of humans […]
Making parks and green spaces accessible for all With another hot summer well underway, escaping sweltering homes and the open-oven feel of sun-baked tarmac for cool green shade is something […]
Imogen Clark spoke to the general meeting on 13 February to talk about the campaign Make Space for Girls, which is about making green spaces more appealing and safe for […]
Steve and Ele from Butterfly Conservation came to speak to our biodiversity group on 6 February. See their presentation and the ensuing discussion/Q&A here. The slides and some other useful […]
Malcolm Hull wrote this article for St Albans, but it contains a lot of useful and inspiring food for thought for friends groups in London.
Friends of Wandsworth Common Recycling project Soon after the Friends launched in May 2018 we introduced regular litter picks, both because users wanted to pick and because we were keen to get […]
A member of our climate resilience working group attended the APSE Parks and Open Spaces Seminar and provided these notes from the meeting, which contain useful ideas for friends groups […]
Check out this article written by one of our friends groups on the benefits of planting a hedge for climate resilience and how to do it.
Your friends group can apply for free bulbs from the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association. Click on the links for more information – and don’t delay!
Hear presentations from the Friends of Wandsworth Common and Hervey Road Sports Ground as they talk about their experiences planting and caring for young trees and hedges in their parks. […]