Thames Ambassador training – Thames River Watch, 26th June 2019

Thames21 writes Want to help create a buzz about the health of the Thames? Help Thames21 spread the word about what we are doing on the Thames, get people involved, and get people excited about taking action to help clean up and monitor the Thames by becoming a Thames River Watch ambassador. As a Thames … Continue reading Thames Ambassador training – Thames River Watch, 26th June 2019

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Clearing the back water in Ladywell Fields

Last week, when the weather wasn't quite so gusty and wet, the river volunteers worked hard on clearing the backwater in Ladywell Fields. The are is becoming quite clogged with reeds and so we need to dig them out from the roots to stop them from spreading and taking over. The image above shows most … Continue reading Clearing the back water in Ladywell Fields

International Volunteer Day

"The diverse and dynamic role of volunteerism in promoting the Sustainable Development Goals merits strong support from Governments and other stakeholders. On this International Day, I thank volunteers for their efforts to leave no one behind." — António Guterres, UN Secretary-General International Volunteer Day (IVD) mandated by the UN General Assembly, is held each year on 5 … Continue reading International Volunteer Day

Good Parks for London 2018

On Wednesday 28 November, Parks for London published the Good Parks for London Report 2018: Improving London’s parks for all. The Good Parks for London Report 2018 considers the approach that London Boroughs are taking towards parks and green spaces, evaluating them against ten criteria: public satisfaction, awards for quality, health and wellbeing, sustainability, events, … Continue reading Good Parks for London 2018

Rivers Trust Autumn Conference – Save the date!

This year’s Rivers Trust Autumn Conference will take place on the 21st November 2018 at The Watershed ‘Waterside Suite’ in Bristol and will discuss ‘Delivering the Government’s 25-Year Environment Plan’.  Where: The Watershed, 1 Canon's Road, Bristol BS1 5TX, UK When: November 21, 2018 9:00 am—5:00 pm There will be a small charge for delegates to … Continue reading Rivers Trust Autumn Conference – Save the date!

London Rivers Week – Saturday June 23 to Sunday July 1

Thames 21 writes.... London Rivers Week Do you cherish rivers and enjoy exploring them? Do you love the wildlife that roams our countryside? Do you want to learn about what’s being done to protect London’s life-giving rivers and how you can help?  Then join us for the third annual London Rivers Week, running from Saturday … Continue reading London Rivers Week – Saturday June 23 to Sunday July 1