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Working with Schools

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As a community group we feel it is important to work with local schools. We often go into primary schools and talk during assemblies about wildlife. We have hosted secondary school pupils at our wildlife allotment and they have helped make it wildlife friendly. Today … Read more


Allotment Revamp

Projects

We thought it might be a good time to update you on the wildlife allotment progress. The pond is now looking fab. We have newts, frogs and ramhorn snails in there as well as pond skaters and other insects. The bees, birds, dragonflies and damselflies … Read more


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

Events GuestSpeaker News Talks

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

December 2023 Newsletter

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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.

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

Events News Projects

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

A celebration of nature in Chiswick

Projects

Now our competition is closed, we will share with you a range of entries here for you to enjoy and celebrate the wonderful nature that can be found in Chiswick. My Nosey Neighbour I bumped into this visitor behind our garden shed.  The female fox … Read more


Esther Prujanski

Chiswick School Snaps Away!

News Projects Schools

We went out with Chiswick School around Chiswick House & Gardens and they snapped away with the phones and entered some of their shots into our photo competition. We think they are all fabulous and here are a couple for you to make your own … Read more


Photo Competition in the Press

GuestSpeaker News Talks

Not had a look at our photo competiton yet? Click here to read about it in the Chiswick Calendar and here to enter a photograph into the competition.


Photo credit: Andy Sands

Wildlife evening with Andy Sands, naturalist, photographer and owner of Chiswick Camera Shop. 28th June, 7pm, Christ Church, Turnham Green, W4 5DT

GuestSpeaker Talks

This event is finished. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are delighted that Andy Sands has agreed to share some of his wide-ranging knowledge of the flora and fauna around us. Andy has had a keen interest in nature since childhood. His talks are … Read more


Andy Sands with National Geographic images on display