Programme of Events

We offer an on-going programme of informative talks and walks on environment and wildlife topics, open days in the wildlife area, training events and workshops. We also offer conservation volunteering events every third Saturday of the month.

Swifts - the birds you can help

 

Virtual Talk Programme- Celebrating the Biodiversity of the Borough

Butterflies and Moths – Ten Questions and Some Answers

Thursday 16 July

Join us for a fascinating talk on how butterflies and moths are faring in London. Learn more about common species,  the threats to their survival and ways we can help conserve them. This virtual talk will be led by Andrew Wood, a butterfly and moth recorder for Hertfordshire Natural History Society..

Time: 6.30 to 8pm,

  • Teams Live Event
  • Cost: FREE
  • Booking essential

Sponsored by the Friends of Holland Park

 

Earthworm Ecology Talk

Thursday 30 July

Discover the importance of the humble earthworm to the ecology of the woods. An illustrated talk by Kieron Brown of the Earthworm Society.

  • Time: 6.30 to 8pm,
  • Teams Live Event
  • Cost: FREE
  • Booking essential

Sponsored by the Friends of Holland Park

 

Amphibian Talk

Thursday 6 August

Learn about our resident amphibian populations through a illustrated talk. Discover more about their fascinating life cycles, identification tips and conservation from an expert from Froglife.

  • Time: 6.30 to 8pm,
  • Teams Live Event
  • Cost: FREE
  • Booking essential

Sponsored by the Friends of Holland Park

Wild Plants of London

Thursday 20 August

Join Dr Mark Spencer for a talk about the botanical wonders that you can find in the park and London as a whole. Pick up some identification tips and learn how wild plants find places to thrive in central London.

  • Time: 6.30 to 8pm,
  • Teams Live Event
  • Cost: FREE
  • Booking essential

Sponsored by the Friends of Holland Park

Common Lizard Talk

Thursday 3 September

Common lizards are the only native species of reptile found in the Borough. An expert from the national reptile and amphibian conservation charity Froglife will discuss the natural history, conservation and threats to survival of common lizards in this fascinating talk.

  • Time: 6.30 to 8pm,
  • Teams Live Event
  • Cost: FREE
  • Booking essential

Sponsored by the Friends of Holland Park

Booking essential - email ecologycentre@rbkc.gov.uk or phone 0207 938 8186 to book

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