Hedge and Tree Planting in Burgess Park

A new woodland, and several new wildlife hedges, are being planted in Burgess Park.   Friends of Burgess Park is working with SNAV and idVerde, the Southwark Council park’s maintenance contractor, and Jon Best, Southwark’s Ecology Officer. Planting of the woodland will be at Neate Street, alongside the Sports Center, every day this week, 15-19 March …

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Brisbane Wildlife Triangle is Moving Right Along

Volunteers from the Elmington Estate and from SNAV helped to plant blackthorn, hawthorn, hazel, dogwood, and raspberry on Sunday. Two birdhouses and two batboxes were installed, flowers planted, and an informational sign posted. Hoping to receive an order of mulch any day now!

Burgess Park Water Birds Count

Keeping a record of the birds in the park and lake gives us an indication of the natural health of our precious green urban space and allows us to understand the changes that occur seasonally within nature. We are keeping track of lake bird sightings in this table below.

Project Duckling

In Partnership with Friends of Burgess Park Project Aim Project Duckling is the latest step in Burgess Lake‘s long journey toward ecological health. It aims to create additional habitat for water birds, encourage more successful nesting, and help to improve water quality in the lake. Friends of Burgess Park were able secure funding from Southwark’s Cleaner Greener …

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Camberwell Green Corridors

With Elmington Community Gardens Project Aim  We aim to connect four local nature areas in North Camberwell – Burgess Park, Camberwell Green, Brunswick Park and Benhill Nature Garden, with a series of Biodiversity Stepping Stones, providing more opportunities for wildlife to flourish and for people to experience nature in their daily lives. Through planning, visualisation, …

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Update on Bird boxes

A survey and maintenance report on bird boxes was written for Southwark Council and circulated by Jonathan Best, Ecology Officer.  The following parks were visited: Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, Pasley Park, Victory Community Park, Salisbury Row Park, Surrey Square, Mint Street Park, Nursery Row Park, St Georges Churchyard and Cobourg Road Nature Area (Burgess Park). …

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