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Photography Competition

Do you have wild creatures living in your garden or allotment which inspire you to reach for the camera? Biodiversity Gardens is looking for pictures to feature in their FREE Garden Wildlife Calendar, which will offer monthly wildlife gardening advice given by… Continue Reading →

Bird Bingo at the Ecology Centre

Bird-watching has somewhat of a marmite effect for many but once you’ve started, the sky’s the limit! Last weekend heralded the Big Garden Bird Watch where hundreds of schools and individuals took up a pair of binoculars, pen and notepad… Continue Reading →

Christmas bird box building at Benhill

On Wednesday the 19th December, the Biodiversity Gardens Project went to Benhill Estate in Sutton for their annual Christmas fair. Our mission was to get both the kids and the adults involved in some bird box building, which they could… Continue Reading →

Looks like a busy year ahead!

Check out all the events we’re running next year, over on the Events Page (obviously!)… This isn’t even the finished list, as more will be added over the coming months! EEK! Anyway, from all at Sutton Nature Conservation Volunteers and… Continue Reading →

Biodiversity Gardens Summer Events

BIG NATURE DAY Back in May, the Biodiversity Gardens Project braved the relentless sun and headed out into the depths of central London, armed with a bag of compost and some kidney vetch. We scaled the high steps of platform… Continue Reading →

Get your summer on!

The weather outside is pretty frightful but that won’t put the dampners on our summer events. We have our new volunteer task programme and newsletters out (just click on the pages to view!) and plenty of events over the next month…. Continue Reading →

Institute of Cancer Research BioBlitz

Yesterday evening the Institute of Cancer Research held a BioBlitz on site. You might wonder where there is a green space among all of the modern buildings that make up the institute.  However, several individuals have been involved in the… Continue Reading →

Time to pay attention to the Rio+20 Earth Summit

Next week is the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (June 20-22). This conference is important for all of us involved in conservation initiatives as it focuses on renewing the political commitment for sustainable development. Also to be explored… Continue Reading →

Work begins on the wild flower area at Wallington County Grammar

Last week the wild flower seeds and six trees arrived at Wallington County Grammar in preparation for the new wild flower section and orchard behind the sports hall to complement the recently finished pond. Along with some of the students… Continue Reading →

International Day for Biological Diversity

Today is the International Day for Biological Diversity! This year the focus is on biodiversity of marine life and raising awareness through support and taking action. Britain is moving to address this by creating marine conservation zones. The goal will… Continue Reading →

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