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  • Volunteer to help monitor cattle at Tolworth nature reserve

    Volunteer to help monitor cattle at Tolworth nature reserve0

    Can you help keep an eye on Moogan Freeman at Tolworth Court Farm Moated Manor? Moogan, from the Downlands Partnership, will be taking part in a two-week conservation grazing project at the 2.4 acre nature reserve off Kingston Road. The grazing by the Sussex cattle will help improve the biodiversity of the meadow and the

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  • Mayor bashes balsam and opens boardwalk at Six Acre Meadow

    Mayor bashes balsam and opens boardwalk at Six Acre Meadow0

    Cllr Sushila Abraham gets stuck in with a spot of Himalayan Balsam bashing. The mayor of Kingston set to work tackling the invasive plant which has a stranglehold on Tolworth’s Six Acre Meadow which borders the Hogsmill River. She was joined by Kingston’s biodiversity officer Elliot Newton, also pictured, as well as Alexandra ward’s Cllr

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  • Learn scything techniques at Fishponds Park this Saturday

    Learn scything techniques at Fishponds Park this Saturday0

    Learn various scything techniques to help manage the meadow at Surbiton’s Fishponds Park. Kingston’s biodiversity officer Elliot Newton will be leading an introduction to scything at the park off Hollyfield Road from 10am on Saturday (22nd). This traditional way of cutting grass and managing hay meadows, minimises the impact on wildlife. Volunteers can also help

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  • Find out more about plan to turn verges into wildflower meadows

    Find out more about plan to turn verges into wildflower meadows0

    Have your say on a plan to turn verges into ‘meadows’ full of wildflowers at a virtual WildWays drop-in session. Kingston’s biodiversity officer Elliot Newton, pictured, will be talking about the trial to manage the borough’s verges in a different way to encourage wildflowers to grow and attract more pollinators like butterflies and bumblebees. He

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  • Take part in planting project to aid reintroduction of water voles

    Take part in planting project to aid reintroduction of water voles0

    Help make the Hogsmill River water-vole friendly by sifting, sorting and planting marginal, aquatic and bankside plants tomorrow (Thursday). The event is part of Surbiton-based Citizen Zoo’s Water Vole Conservation Project. Meet outside Gate 1 of Thames Water’s Hogsmill Sewage Treatment Works in Lower Marsh Lane at 10am (parking up the road at the Hogsmill

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  • Mask up for Hogsmill water voles

    Mask up for Hogsmill water voles0

    Stand out from the crowd, and support a good cause at the same time, by sporting this eye-catching water vole mask (see pic above). The Get InVOLEd mask costs £7.50 with free postage thrown in. Made to order by volunteers from recycled polyester and cotton bed sheets (50-50), it has an endearing water vole logo

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