29/09/2016

What’s On

There are lots of fantastic environmental events happening locally every week including talks, walks and ad-hoc volunteering on conservation work parties/days and gardening activities. Please contact the event organisers for further information. Please see this page for information on the different types/descriptions of volunteering in the environmental sector.

Use the ‘categories’ to select the type of activity and the ‘tags’ for the specific themes i.e. Friendly Parks for All, a programme of activities for people with dementia and their carers.

Feb
14
Wed
National Nest Box Week
Feb 14 – Feb 21 all-day
National Nest Box Week

From 14th to 21st February is National Nest Box Week and this gives you the chance to contribute to the conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife whilst giving you the pleasure of observing any birds that you attract to your garden. Anyone can take part by putting a nest box in their local area. You can also register for a free NNBW information pack, make a nest box yourself or buy one from BTO British Trust for Ornithology

Feb
15
Thu
National Nest Box Week
Feb 15 – Feb 22 all-day
National Nest Box Week

From 14th to 21st February is National Nest Box Week and this gives you the chance to contribute to the conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife whilst giving you the pleasure of observing any birds that you attract to your garden. Anyone can take part by putting a nest box in their local area. You can also register for a free NNBW information pack, make a nest box yourself or buy one from BTO British Trust for Ornithology

Feb
16
Fri
National Nest Box Week
Feb 16 – Feb 23 all-day
National Nest Box Week

From 14th to 21st February is National Nest Box Week and this gives you the chance to contribute to the conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife whilst giving you the pleasure of observing any birds that you attract to your garden. Anyone can take part by putting a nest box in their local area. You can also register for a free NNBW information pack, make a nest box yourself or buy one from BTO British Trust for Ornithology

Feb
17
Sat
National Nest Box Week
Feb 17 – Feb 24 all-day
National Nest Box Week

From 14th to 21st February is National Nest Box Week and this gives you the chance to contribute to the conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife whilst giving you the pleasure of observing any birds that you attract to your garden. Anyone can take part by putting a nest box in their local area. You can also register for a free NNBW information pack, make a nest box yourself or buy one from BTO British Trust for Ornithology

Feb
18
Sun
National Nest Box Week
Feb 18 – Feb 25 all-day
National Nest Box Week

From 14th to 21st February is National Nest Box Week and this gives you the chance to contribute to the conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife whilst giving you the pleasure of observing any birds that you attract to your garden. Anyone can take part by putting a nest box in their local area. You can also register for a free NNBW information pack, make a nest box yourself or buy one from BTO British Trust for Ornithology

Feb
19
Mon
National Nest Box Week
Feb 19 – Feb 26 all-day
National Nest Box Week

From 14th to 21st February is National Nest Box Week and this gives you the chance to contribute to the conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife whilst giving you the pleasure of observing any birds that you attract to your garden. Anyone can take part by putting a nest box in their local area. You can also register for a free NNBW information pack, make a nest box yourself or buy one from BTO British Trust for Ornithology

Feb
20
Tue
National Nest Box Week
Feb 20 – Feb 27 all-day
National Nest Box Week

From 14th to 21st February is National Nest Box Week and this gives you the chance to contribute to the conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife whilst giving you the pleasure of observing any birds that you attract to your garden. Anyone can take part by putting a nest box in their local area. You can also register for a free NNBW information pack, make a nest box yourself or buy one from BTO British Trust for Ornithology

Feb
21
Wed
National Nest Box Week
Feb 21 – Feb 28 all-day
National Nest Box Week

From 14th to 21st February is National Nest Box Week and this gives you the chance to contribute to the conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife whilst giving you the pleasure of observing any birds that you attract to your garden. Anyone can take part by putting a nest box in their local area. You can also register for a free NNBW information pack, make a nest box yourself or buy one from BTO British Trust for Ornithology

Feb
26
Mon
Fresh air and Friendship: Be mindful with Let’s go Outside and Learn
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come to Murray Park and practice mindfulness with Let’s go Outside and Lear. (LGOALhttps://e-voice.org.uk)

LGOAL is an outdoor learning Community Interest Company working across many community sectors including schools, community groups, older people and carers. They offer staff training, environment clubs and free outdoor sessions for mind body and soul
This event is free but please book your place at outdoor.learning@outlook.com
Mar
10
Sat
Butterfly Conservation Open Day at Barnes Common
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Help create a Butterfly Habitat with Friends of Ham Lands
Mar 10 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Help create a Butterfly Habitat with Friends of Ham Lands @ Riverside Drive by the footpath to Teddington Lock
Come and help Friends of Ham Lands improve the butterfly habitat on Ham lands.
Tasks include cutting back encroaching scrub to maintain sheltered open grassland areas and open woodland which are attractive to butterfly’s, and also maintaining some of the small footpaths through the scrub that are in danger of being overgrown.
Areas where this is necessary have been identified by local naturalists and the Council’s ecology officer.
Meet at Riverside Drive by the footpath to Teddington Lock every second Saturday of the Month at 10.30am to 1.00pm (or as long as you can stay).
Children are welcome but need to be accompanied by an adult – please bring their own gloves as only adult sized gloves are available
Tools are provided but wear working clothes including strong and water prof footwear.
Apr
14
Sat
Help create a Butterfly Habitat with Friends of Ham Lands
Apr 14 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Help create a Butterfly Habitat with Friends of Ham Lands @ Riverside Drive by the footpath to Teddington Lock
Come and help Friends of Ham Lands improve the butterfly habitat on Ham lands.
Tasks include cutting back encroaching scrub to maintain sheltered open grassland areas and open woodland which are attractive to butterfly’s, and also maintaining some of the small footpaths through the scrub that are in danger of being overgrown.
Areas where this is necessary have been identified by local naturalists and the Council’s ecology officer.
Meet at Riverside Drive by the footpath to Teddington Lock every second Saturday of the Month at 10.30am to 1.00pm (or as long as you can stay).
Children are welcome but need to be accompanied by an adult – please bring their own gloves as only adult sized gloves are available
Tools are provided but wear working clothes including strong and water prof footwear.
May
12
Sat
Help create a Butterfly Habitat with Friends of Ham Lands
May 12 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Help create a Butterfly Habitat with Friends of Ham Lands @ Riverside Drive by the footpath to Teddington Lock
Come and help Friends of Ham Lands improve the butterfly habitat on Ham lands.
Tasks include cutting back encroaching scrub to maintain sheltered open grassland areas and open woodland which are attractive to butterfly’s, and also maintaining some of the small footpaths through the scrub that are in danger of being overgrown.
Areas where this is necessary have been identified by local naturalists and the Council’s ecology officer.
Meet at Riverside Drive by the footpath to Teddington Lock every second Saturday of the Month at 10.30am to 1.00pm (or as long as you can stay).
Children are welcome but need to be accompanied by an adult – please bring their own gloves as only adult sized gloves are available
Tools are provided but wear working clothes including strong and water prof footwear.