Saturday 4th May
Monitor and record flora in compartments and butterfly transect.
Saturday 25th May
Cut back vegetation from paths and butterfly transect
Saturday 27th July
Replacing worn steps on railway loop path and install handrail and path edging and butterfly transect.
What you need to know
All workdays run 11am-3:30pm. Please let us know which sessions you would like to come to so that we can provide sufficient tools and for the number of volunteers we are expecting and please note the gate will be locked to stop unauthorised access, please contact me by text or phone on 07707023359 so we can let you in. If you are letting us know at the last minute please text Ernie (Chair and task days organiser) on the above number.
This program workdays is subject to change or cancellation at short notice due to weather conditions such as rain or high winds and other matters out of the control of the friends group. Tasks maybe swapped between workdays as necessary.
We have gloves in limited supply, please bring gardening gloves if you have them and wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather and safety.
If you require more information please contact the Friends of
Garthorne Road Nature Reserve
Website: Garthorne Road Nature Reserve
Facebook: Friends of Garthorne Road Nature Reserve
Lewisham Conservation Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
The site will open on the 3rd Saturday of the month between April – September between 2pm-4pm. A member of the Friends Group will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.
20th April A guided general nature walk around the site with the chair of the ‘Friends of group’ 2:30pm – 3:30pm
15th June A butterfly and bird walk looking at the different species that use the site 2:30pm -3:30pm
17th August A tree walk with the chair of the ‘Friends group’ looking at the different species of trees and shrubs 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Please keep an eye out for future information about special events happening on these dates. We have a lot planned for this year!
If you would like to be more involved in the Friends Group, please get in touch. We are always looking for new members who can help us in any way. This can be anything from opening the site on one of the open days to bringing your skills to the group.