Helping wildlife on Sutton's doorstep

Month December 2013

It’s the end of an era as the Biodiversity Gardens project draws to a close…

Last Tuesday the Biodiversity Gardens project held its ‘End of Project Celebration’ event to celebrate its 2 years of success in promoting biodiversity in Sutton’s green spaces. The celebrations were held at the historical venue of Carshalton Water Tower and… Continue Reading →

Flying up the River

This Monday saw the River Wandle in Sutton receive one of it’s regular health check-ups, using a quick and simple survey of the river’s inhabitants. The Riverfly survey is designed to check that the river is clean and healthy for… Continue Reading →

Blackthorn scalloping at Carshalton Road Pastures

Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) is an important native shrub for many of our local species. One of the first plants to blossom in spring, its nectar gives a great head start to many pollinators. Its berries also provide an important food… Continue Reading →

Tree Planting at Fairlands Park

On Sunday the 1st of December the residents of North Cheam came together to help Sutton Council plant over 200 saplings in Fairlands Park. The area separating the Goals Soccer Centre from the park is populated by a few scattered… Continue Reading →

Coppicing and Snowberry clearance at Roundshaw Woods

On Sunday the 30th November, a group of employees from the United Parcel Service (UPS) took a break from their busy pre-Christmas deliveries, to help carry out some habitat maintenance at Roundshaw Woods. The weather was on our side and… Continue Reading →

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