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Task Programme – Out now!

The new task programme is now out: July – October 2016! We’re continuing our summer season of botanical surveys, study days to help you brush up on your identification skills (continuing this Saturday with butterflies and more works at Queen Mary’s… Continue Reading →

Summer Sightings

Within the past couple of weeks, we have witnessed two butterfly species never previously observed at Anton Crescent Wetland, Avenue Primary School and Cuddington Meadows. The sightings of brown hairstreak (Thecla betula) at Anton Crescent Wetland and chalkhill blue (Polymmatus coridon)… Continue Reading →

Task Programme – Out Now!

The new task programme for March through June is out now. Click the link to have a peek! Become a volunteer Sutton nature events

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 →

July – October Task Programme

The SNCV task programme for summer and early autumn is now available for download; check it out! Become a volunteer Sutton nature events

Tree Sparrow Ringing at Beddington Farmlands

On Saturday 8th June 2013, the Biodiversity Gardens team met up with bird enthusiast Derek Coleman to survey tree sparrow nest boxes situated in Beddington Farmlands. With permission from Viridor, who own the site, we entered the private land and shortly arrived at our first row… Continue Reading →

Garden Wildlife Showcase: 27th April @ Wallington County Grammar School

This is a great opportunity for everyone to come along to this free event and find out more about gardening for wildlife. Spaces are limited, so book early! Guest speakers will be on hand to provide expert advice on how… Continue Reading →

New Task Programme!

The task programme for March through June is just over there, cunningly placed in “Task Programmes”! We’ve got loads of practical events to get involved with, botanical surveys to help you appreciate what’s (almost) under your nose and some specialist… Continue Reading →

Life As A Biodiversity Surveying Assistant

By Matt Pendry. As summer comes to an end, and the Biodiversity Gardens Project starts to wind down, my six month contract as a Biodiversity Surveying Assistant for the project has now ended.  I can happily say that I have… Continue Reading →

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