Initiated in July 2014 and formally constituted on August 7th, the Friends of Greendale come together to protect, conserve and enhance the natural environment of Green Dale, Southwark, for the benefit of wildlife and people. The inaugural meeting of the new Friends group agreed the following objectives:

1.   Developing a vision for the future of Green Dale, including by gathering views within the local community.

2.   Taking action to support the core objective to protect, conserve and enhance the natural environment of Green Dale for the benefit of wildlife and people.

3.   Securing a sustainable long-term plan for Green Dale, including management of the site and public access.

4.   Building relationships with local people and organisations, including schools, businesses, Southwark Council and local residents.

5.   Increasing public understanding of Green Dale and its wildlife and history.

 

DRAFT Calendar of activities 2018

 

28 January

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch with Friends of Dog Kennel Hill Wood. Meet at the Dog Kennel Hill Wood open space. Time in the morning to be confirmed.

 

TBC

Opening event for Green Dale in Southwark Council ownership

 

Week of 14 February

Event to coincide with National Nest Box Week

 

15 April

Spring Walk, with the Friends of Dog Kennel Hill Wood

 

4 March

Work Day to coincide with Keep Britain Tidy Great British Spring Clean

 

6 May

Dawn Chorus Walk

 

13 May

Stall at Dulwich Festival Fair

 

7 July

Event on National Meadows Day

 

September

Bat Walk

 

September

AGM

 

 

 


Thrice happy – thrice enchanting spot;
What transports thro’ the bosom thrill,
What Joy to find some humble cot,
And view the charms of Champion Hill.
— Anon 1796