Programme of Events

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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.

Our event programme for 2018 will published in the next few weeks.

Nest Box Building: Ecology Centre Open Afternoon

Thursday 15 February

Come and help us create a home for wildlife here in Holland Park. We are looking for help to build nest boxes for birds such as blue tits and robins. Suitable for families.

  • Meet: Drop-in 12 noon to 4pm, Holland Park Ecology Centre
  • FREE

 

Winter Tree Walk: The Basics

Saturday 24 February

Led by a member of the Ecology Service, this walk provides a basic introduction to native tree species found in Holland Park. Learn how to hone your identification of trees using their twigs, buds and bark as we wander around the park. Aimed at an adult audience.

  • Meet: 1 to 3pm, Holland Park Ecology Centre
  • FREE

Booking essential email the centre - ecology.centre@rbkc.gov.uk to book

 

Earthworm Ecology Talk

Thursday 15 March

Discover the importance of the humble earthworm to the ecology of the woods. An illustrated talk by Kieron Brown of the Earthworm Society. Aimed at an adult audience.

  • Meet: 6 to 7.30pm, Holland Park Ecology Centre 
  • FREE

Booking essential- email the centre - ecology.centre@rbkc.gov.uk to book

Sponsored by the Friends of Holland Park

 

Beginners Guide to Birdwatching

Saturday 24 March

New to birdwatching or interested in taking it up? Join professional ornithologist Bill Haines for a special walk around Holland Park looking at its feathery residents. Pick up hints and tips to improve your field-craft along the way. Aimed at an adult audience.

  • Meet: 9 to 11.30am, Holland Park Ecology Centre
  • Cost: FREE

Booking essential - email the centre - ecology.centre@rbkc.gov.uk to book

Sponsored by the Friends of Holland Park

 

Dawn Chorus Bird Walk

Saturday 28 April

Early spring is an excellent time to experience the world’s oldest wake-up call - the dawn chorus - and the beauty of bird song. Led by professional ornithologist, David Darrell-Lambert, this event offers listeners a truly memorable experience as the dawn chorus builds from the first cheep to a crescendo of birdsong. Aimed at an adult audience.

  • Meet: 5am to 7am, Abbotsbury Road Car Park, Holland Park.
  • Cost: FREE

Booking essential- email the centre - ecology.centre@rbkc.gov.uk to book

Sponsored by the Friends of Holland Park

 

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