COMMUNITY LEARNING - 2016 Programme

How much do you know about the history or wildlife of your local park?

London Wildlife Trust & Friends of the River Crane Environment are offering a programme of guided walks, community learning activities and workshops led by experts.  This project has been funded by Richmond Civic Pride Awards. Click here for the 2016 programme.

GUIDED WALKS AND TALKS

The events are free but booking is essential. 
Children are welcome to attend all events but family friendly are highlighted with

Walk and Talk
Date
Time
Location
Booking & contact
Birds Sat 7th May 06.00 Shot Tower info@force.org.uk
Bats Mon 16th May 20.15 Shot Tower

info@force.org.uk

Dementia Friendly Bird Walk Wed 25th May 11.00-12.30 Shot Tower

info@force.org.uk

Family Tree Walk 
Wed 1st June 14.00-16.00 Shot Tower

arobb@wildlondon.org.uk

History of the Gunpowder Mills
with Hounslow History Society
Sun 5th June 14.00-16.00

The Tower Crane Park

Shot Tower

info@force.org.uk

Dragonflies & River Dipping Wed 8th June 16.30-18.00 Shot Tower

arobb@wildlondon.org.uk

Frogs & Pond Dipping Wed 15th June 16.30-18.00 Shot Tower

arobb@wildlondon.org.uk

Trees Thurs 16th June 15.30-17.00 Kneller Gardens Pavilion

info@force.org.uk

River Dipping
in National Rivers Week
Wed 29th June 16.30-18.00 Shot Tower

arobb@wildlondon.org.uk

Fish of the River Crane Thur 30th June 18.00-19.30 Shot Tower

arobb@wildlondon.org.uk

Herbal Walk Sat 2nd July 10.30-15.00 Shot Tower

arobb@wildlondon.org.uk

Butterflies
Butterfly Survey Count
Wed 3rd Aug 11.00-12.30 Mereway Nature Park

info@force.org.uk

River Dipping Tues 16th Aug 14.00-15.30 Shot Tower

arobb@wildlondon.org.uk

Spiders Thur 25th Aug 14.00-16.00 Shot Tower

arobb@wildlondon.org.uk

Mindfulness Walk Sat 3rd Sept 10.00-11.00 Shot Tower

info@force.org.uk

River Invertebrates & Citizen Crane Sat 15th Oct 10.00-12.00 Mill Road / Crane Park

info@force.org.uk

Fungi Walk Wed 19th Oct 10.00-11.30 Shot Tower

info@force.org.uk

Highway Men (& Women) of Hounslow Heath Sat 29th Oct 10.30-12.30 Shot Tower

info@force.org.uk

2017
From Source to Thames. River Walk, Part 1 Sat 25th Feb tbc   info@force.org.uk
From Source to Thames. River Walk, Part 2 Sat 25h Mar tbc   info@force.org.uk
From Source to Thames. River Walk, Part 3 Sat 22nd Apr tbc   info@force.org.uk

 

ACTIVITIES AND WORKSHOPS

Come and try your hand at traditional conservation skills and learn from the experts.  The events are free but booking is essential via the link below. 
Events highlighted with are family and child friendly.

Activity
Date
Time
Location
Contact & Booking
Hedge Laying

Thur 28th 
Jan 3rd Feb
Thur 11th Feb
Wed 17th Feb

Events
complete
Crane Park info@force.org.uk
River Deflectors
and
Marginal Planting

Wed 20th April
Wed 27th April
Wed 4th May
Wed 11th May

Events
complete

Crane Park

info@force.org.uk
Scything

Wed 20th July
Wed 27th July
Wed 3rd Aug
Wed 10th Aug

Events
complete
Crane Park - Mill Road (Directions) info@force.org.uk 
Print Making

Sat 17th Sept

10.30-13.30 Shot Tower

arobb@wildlondon.org.uk

Print Making

Sat 8th Oct

10.30-13.30 Shot Tower

arobb@wildlondon.org.uk

Willow Weaving
Lanterns & Night Walk

Sat 17th Dec

14.30-18.30 Shot Tower

arobb@wildlondon.org.uk