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The Conservation Volunteers
Regular working sessions in parks and green spaces across Haringey.
Weekly community garden sessions – help wanted!
- Tuesdays 11-4pm at Wolves Lane: help bring the vast former municipal greenhouses back to life, now a home for London Grown and other ‘green’ social enterprises.
- Wednesday evenings, 5-7ish, Friends of Tottenham Green: naturalistic borders across the northern edge of the west Tottenham Green (which is where we normally meet up, and along the playground on the east Green.
Find FOTG on Facebook for regular local news sharing.
- Friday mornings, 10 to 12 ish: choose from
- Mulberry Garden, North Tottenham behind Quaker Meeting House, N17
- or Maysie Memorial Garden, corner Philip Lane & Jansons Rd/Napier Rd, on the border between N15/N17.
Saturday 2nd June 10am-1pm
Friends of Parks Forum meeting
Bruce Castle Museum
Tuesday 5th June 1pm
Nature conservation walk
At Lordship Rec.
With Ed Santry, Haringey’s new nature conservation officer.
Sunday 10th June 11am-4pm
Upcycling Show and Sale
Barnet Furniture Centre, Category Award Winner at the 2017 London Upcycling Festival, will be holding up Upcycling Show and Sale of unique and beautifully furnished upcycled furniture and household items. The Pavilion Cafe, Albert Road Rec N22 2XL
Note: BFC will collect unwanted furniture from Haringey residents. www.barnetfurniturecentre.org.
Sunday 10th June
Growing in Haringey
First of the summer monthly community zone stall at Tottenham Green this year, with Friends of Tottenham Green. We run a ‘plants and seeds for sale’ fundraising stall, and welcome being joined by other local groups and ‘green’ activities. This stall coincides with World Oceans Day — Save Our Seas from Plastic, so is likely to include Tottenham’s Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef…
Future stall dates: 8 July, 12 August.
Sunday 10th June
Small Eco-Day at Ferry Lane Estate
Guided walks, on:- Flora- Insects- Birds Bats… and also, a small variety of educational gazebos, run by pertinent environment/wildlife charities. FLE is officially Haringey’s ‘greenest’ estate and boasts ‘a field and a delightful wooded area’, (the two adjoined, make a long ecological corridor, running alongside the length of a railway embankment, (at the heart of the estate).
There’s also a food growing garden; a small orchard area and numerous other green spaces throughout – including some designated wildflower areas. There are over 2,000 trees and abundant shrubbery and, over 40 species boxes for birds; bats; Solitary Bees and butterflies at key locations, (including several bat maternity roost boxes).
Approx. 2,500 residents call FLE home, and the two neighbouring estates on our doorstep, add approx. 3,000 more residents to the area. There’s a fantastic range of green spaces and waterways at Tottenham Hale, including Tottenham Marshes and the immense Walthamstow Wetlands – both just a stone’s throw away.
Contact Jeanette Sitton Nature Officer
Ferry Lane Action Group (FLAG)
Ferry Lane Estate m: 07888 875588
Sunday 17th June
Great British Bee Count
Tottenham and Wood Green Friends of the Earth will be holding a bee count event on Sunday 17th June, meeting at 11am at corner of Mill Mead Road and Ferry Lane – near Tottenham Hale. All welcome. Bring binoculars, hats, sun cream, water etc.
You might also like to do a bee count in your own park etc – you can download the app etc here: https://friendsoftheearth.uk/bee-count
Weekend Saturday Sunday 17th June
Crouch End Festival
Friends of the Earth and Sustainable Haringey will have a joint stall. Come along and help. https://www.crouchendfestival.org/
Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th June
Great Get Together Weekend
Various events across the borough.
Tues 26 June 9.30pm
School visit to Lordship Rec – Help wanted!
Could you help with showing visiting local school classes (80 kids in all, we’re told) what’s living and growing wild in the Rec.
If so, contact Ruth Green firstname.lastname@example.org>