Swifts – ancient bird yet vulnerable to extinction. How can we help?

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Only on our shores for 3 months of the year to breed, the Swift is an ancient and most amazing bird!  Not landing from birth until approx. 3 years old they eat, sleep, drink, and mate on the wing.  They adapted well to urbanisation, and took to … Read more


Photo credit: Jon Perry

Watch out for Asian Hornets

News

Asian Hornets are spreading across the South East of the UK and causing problems with bee hives. They are also a threat to our wild bees and other pollinators. Please read the article in Chiswick Calendar written by our Founder, Jo Gilbert. Click here to … Read more


Snout’s First Trip Out! A book written for hedgehogs (and young humans)

Hedgehogs

Joanne Gilbert, Founder of WildChiswick, has written a book for children about hedgehogs. This is a children’s book with beautiful illustrations, a lovely story with an educational element explaining what hedgehogs need from us to help them survive.   The book costs £6.99 plus postage … Read more


Case Studies on Amphibian Rescues at Chiswick Business Park

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For several years now a determined group of volunteers have been rescuing newts and toads from the Chiswick Business Park where they hibernate before heading to the lake in Spring to spawn. Here are two case studies, written by Sivi Sivanesan, that cover the work … Read more


December 2023 Newsletter

News

We have done lots of work this year and we would love you to come along and join us in 2024! By reading the newletter you will gain a good understanding of what we do as a community group to help our local wildlife and … Read more


Baby robin.

Builders merchants across UK now supply Hedgehog Friendly Fencing

The information below was taken from the Hedgehog Street Website. For many years Hedgehog Street has been working to encourage builders’ merchants to supply gravel boards and fencing with holes for hedgehogs already in them. You can now do your bit by buying from the … Read more


Chiswick Hedgehog Highway.

Photo competition winners in Chiswick Calendar

Events News

We are delighted to see our winners and runners up from our photo competition in Chiswick Calendar this week. Click here to view the article. Please do come and see the photos in situ at our booked venues to display them. See previous post for … Read more


EXHIBIT OF PHOTO COMP WINNERS/RUNNERS-UP

We will be exhibiting the winner and runner-up photos from our photo competition across Chiswick over the next few months. Some sites still need to be finalised. Here are a few that are final. Do come along and have a look. You can read the … Read more


PHOTO COMPETITION WINNERS AND RUNNERS-UP ANNOUNCED

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Earlier this week we held our awards evening for our photo competition. In total we had 167 entries and we thank every single person who went outside, took time to look at nature, and sent us photos along with a paragraph telling us why they … Read more


Jo Gilbert announcing winners