Hedgehogs

Hedgehog Fun!

Events Hedgehogs News

It’s Hedgehog awareness week and a good time for children to learn a bit more about this gorgeous creature not often seen and on the red list vulnerable to extinction in the UK. On 12th May, 1pm until 2.30pm, Dukes Meadow Community Centre. Come along … Read more


Hedgehog (Fact) Hunt

Events Hedgehogs News

Come and join us outside the Chiswick House Cafe and start our hedgehog (fact) Trail! Bank holiday Monday 6th May, 10.30am until 2.30pm. You will be given your first clue to find hedgehog facts across the grounds. Returning to us at the Cafe to tell … 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


ZSL Mammal Survey – please help!

Hedgehogs Projects Research

We have worked with Zoological Society London’s London Hogwatch team for the past coupleof years. They are now conducting a survey that focusses on recent and historical mammal sightings across Greater London to gain a better understanding of wild mammal distributions across the city. To … Read more


Hedgehog Highways Are Go!

Hedgehogs Projects

We have hedgehogs in Chiswick and they need our help to survive! One of the best actions you can take to help them is to put a small 13cm hole in your fence or wall to give them access to your garden and others.   We … Read more


Register Now to Put in A Hedgehog Highway. Save Our Hedgehogs

Hedgehogs Projects

This is really important to allow our hedgehogs to move the mile they require each night safely and to help them find habitat that is suitable for nesting, mating and food supplies. We need to provide a green highway by cutting a small 13cm hole … Read more


Photo credit: PTES

Hedgehog Talks at Grove Park School

Hedgehogs Schools Talks

We had a fantastic time over the past two mornings (April 21st and 22nd) at Grove Park School. We presented at their assemblies and talked about hedgehogs. We explained what a hedgehog is, what they do throughout the year, problems they face and then lots … Read more


ZSL Research proves hedgehogs need gardens to survive in London

Hedgehogs

WildChiswick worked with ZSL LondonHogwatch this year to place cameras across areas of Chiswick to monitor for hedgehog activity.  Today they released their findings from monitoring across London boroughs over several years.  This showed that green spaces with mixed habitat, allotments and having access to … Read more


Photo credit: ZSL londonhogwatch