Garthorne Road Nature Reserve Conservation volunteering 2018

Update: Unfortunately the workday was cancelled due to the adverse weather conditions and the safety of the volunteers. The reserve will be open on Saturday 7th April 10am – 1pm.

Garthorne Road Nature Reserve an important wildlife site and former fragment of the Great North Wood. Please join the friends to help them manage this green oasis in Forest Hill for people and wildlife.

Workdays are 10am – 1pm

Saturday 17th March: We will be continuing to Installing steps and path edging to protect the native wildflowers.

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear and bring work gloves if you have them. Tools will be provided. Workday will be cancelled in case of heavy rain and/or strong winds.

If you would like to volunteer or become a committee member please contact us at


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Results from workday Saturday 3rd February 2018


The Friends on this rather wet morning installed 3 steps, ten metres of path edging and 3 posts for handrail plus a litter pick.

Also wildlife sightings: Fox, Goldcrest, Blue, Great & Long-tailed Tits, Blackbird, Collared Dove, Woodpigeon Carrion Crow & Magpie.