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Tump 53 Nature Reserve Outdoor Education

Inside Tump 53 Nature Reserve – South London’s top hidden gem for outdoor learning

To celebrate Outdoor Classroom Day (23 May) we’re spotlighting the magnificent Tump 53 Nature Reserv…


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A Greener Thamesmead Cover Art

Our story of landscape-led regeneration in Thamesmead

A new publication celebrating the reinvigoration and care of Thamesmead’s outdoor spaces is being la…


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Southmere Lake Wetland Planting

Thamesmead residents spring into action, adding thousands of plants to Southmere Lake and over 270 trees to Manorway Green

Southmere Lake is now home to more than, 3,000 new plants, thanks to newly installed floating island…


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Gallions Lake Wetland Planting

Thamesmead residents boost local biodiversity by adding hundreds of new plants to Gallions Lake

Residents in Thamesmead have helped to add more than 400 plants in and around Gallions Lake in West…


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Southmere Lake Wildflowers

Research update from plant and wildlife monitoring at Southmere Lake

We’ve commissioned independent expert ecologists from RSK Wilding to monitor the different species o…


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School Children Tree Planting

Thamesmead schoolchildren help plant hundreds of trees for National Tree Week

Children from three schools in Thamesmead took a hands-on approach to tackling the climate crisis th…


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Biodiversity between White Hart Lane in Greenwich and Eastern Way in Bexley

Ridgeway goes wild

There are some exciting changes coming to the Ridgeway as part of a long-term plan to boost wildlife…


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New directions published for the Green Chain Walk

New directions published for the Green Chain Walk

New directions for the Green Chain Walk's 52-mile network have been published by The Ramblers in par…


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J D Swann on his unique dawn chorus walk in Southmere park

“Thamesmead was the perfect place to do it”: J D Swann on his unique dawn chorus walk

To celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day 2023, Thamesmead-based 'ornithological investigator' (bir…


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Nature Fund grants

Meet the Thamesmead residents who are making space for nature

Our much-loved Making Space for Nature Fund offers grants of up to £2,000 to individuals and organis…


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Rare bee spotted in Thamesmead

One of the rarest bees in the UK was spotted in Thamesmead this summer.


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Swimming In Birchmere Lake

Thamesmead swimmers make a splash in Birchmere Lake

Open water swimming in Birchmere Lake kicked off in Thamesmead this weekend, giving experienced swim…


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Miyuki Kasahara

“If you think your project will benefit the local community, just try it!” - How one resident uses her Making Space for Nature grant

Local residents have loved attending An Introduction to Natural Gardening and Soil Ecology, a series…


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Edible Garden

Residents ‘Gather and Grow’ at Thamesmead’s Edible Garden

Earlier this month local residents came together to celebrate the start of the Spring growing season…


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Ozge Aden

Making Space for Nature Community Fund supports local resident workshops

Ozge Aden is a local resident and was a successful recipient of the Making Space For Nature Communit…


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