UPDATE: During the Covid-19 virus outbreak we've made changes to how we're running our volunteer events & anyone visiting local green spaces should follow all local and national government advice.

Blog Posts

Posted on: 11th October 2020
With changes to virus guidelines allowing group community volunteering, over the last month we've been able to start running conservation events again with small groups of local volunteers.
Posted on: 8th April 2020
Can you help keep all the trees we've planted together well watered over the spring & summer? All you'll need to do is occassionally take some water on your daily walk.
Posted on: 3rd March 2020
Giving our most hidden local wild space a spring clean after years of fly-tipping and neglect. An exciting opportunity to visit & improve a space not usually open for public access.
Posted on: 27th February 2020
Hazel throughout Berrylands Nature Reserve appears to have been copiced at some stage in the past, but after years without management is now shading much of the woodland floor.
Posted on: 12th January 2020
Local volunteers, Environment Trust Duke of Edinburgh Award students & local ecologist Alison Fure planting our second orchard, this time in Berrylands Park!
Posted on: 15th October 2019
With no such thing a bad weather, only unsuitable clothing, getting a little wet won't put off dedicated volunteers improving Berrylands Nature Reserve.
Posted on: 28th September 2019
Over a year after being dumped in the stream, the Friends group have repaired and reinstalled it, ready to share details about our upcoming activities.
Posted on: 10th August 2019
1 month, 6 events, 60+ volunteers, 100+ hours of balsam bashing. One massive impact!
Posted on: 1st August 2019
As quick as Himalayan Balsam keep appearing the volunteers keep pulling it up. Clearing bramble and nettle, and even uncovering a bench!