Projects

Case Studies on Amphibian Rescues at Chiswick Business Park

Projects Volunteers

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


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


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


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


Chiswick Swift Action – Book to Help Swifts 2024

Projects Swifts

Swifts are amazing birds that are now on the red list vulnerable to local extinction.  We need to help them!  There are swift nesting sites across Chiswick, however, as new builds and restoration work is carried out, these nesting sites are lost.  Swifts nest in … Read more


Photo credit: Jon Perry

Thanks, Chiswick Repair Cafe Volunteers!

Projects Swifts Volunteers

As part of our “Swift Action” project, volunteers from Chiswick Repair Cafe were asked if they would consider making some swift boxes for us. We were overwhelmed and delighted when we heard that twelve boxes will be winging their way to us soon! We really … 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