A unique opportunity to take a guided walk around the beautiful chalk grassland through the Dawcombe and Fraser Down private nature reserves, given by the voluntary reserve manager Simon Humphries. Dawcombe | Surrey Wildlife Trust Fraser Down | Surrey Wildlife Trust Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. There is no charge for this event. Spaces … Continue reading Guided walk: Fraser Down/Dawcombe
Gillian Elsom is a very knowledgeable local amateur botanist and member of Butterfly Conservation will be running an afternoon's wildflower and butterfly identification training for us on site in the Rosamund Community Garden. This is a great opportunity for a relaxed afternoon in this beautiful space that has already really benefitted from last winter's grazing as … Continue reading Butterfly Identification Training
CANCELLED CEO of Surrey Wildlife Trust and also director and co-founder of the Surrey Nature Partnership and a Trustee for the Surrey Hills Society , Sarah Jane will be presenting to GEF: What next for Biodiversity in Surrey? We are living through the sixth mass extinction right now, with over 50% of our bio abundance lost. The UK has one of the … Continue reading Sarah Jane Chimbwandira CEnv MCIEEM. CEO, Surrey Wildlife Trust
Scything is making a comeback! Scythes have been used since Roman times for cutting vegetation at ground level, and today a modern scythe is surprisingly effective for mowing small meadows, weeds such as nettles, grassy verges, and even lawns. The ‘Introduction to Austrian Scything’ course includes the following: – How to set up the scythe … Continue reading Learn to Scythe with Clive!
Katy Fielding, Hedgerow, the Heritage Project Manager Conservation Manager for the North Downs (including the Pewley Down Fields site) will talk about why hedges are a vital part of the UK's ambition to restore 30% of our land for nature by 2030. What makes a good hedgerow for nature? How should we look after our hedges to maximise … Continue reading What Makes Hedgerows Special?
COP26 has certainly brought climate issues into the mainstream, but will promises be kept and great changes made and what can we do to play our part? Please join our debate on Tuesday 16 November at 7.30pm when we look forward to discussing some of the issues that have been raised Please register your interest at email@example.com and we … Continue reading Post COP debate
GEF AGM 18.15 Wednesday 11 May 2022 at Zero Carbon Guildford, GU1 4EH The AGM will be followed by a talk to be given by Sarah-Jane Chimbwandira (CEO of the Surrey Wildlife Trust).
No - not the beginning of a bad joke, but a serious question about the impact of the built environment on the nation’s favourite animal! Hugh Warwick’s illustrated talk about hedgehogs will be full of information about how we can help - and you might find it funny too!
A talk exploring the role of community orchards in bringing people together in green spaces, sharing skills, and enhancing it for the benefit of wildlife and biodiversity. Includes a brief ‘how-to’, first steps for anyone looking at creating a community orchard on a green space near them! From 7.30pm at Zero, Guildford. There is no … Continue reading Community Orchards – a space for people, a place for wildlife
Learn to Scything and biodiversity go hand in hand. This year's course covers Austrian scything techniques.
Next volunteer days will be on the 14th January 2024. Time 10.00 - 1.00pm If you want to find out more please email us -firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer days will continue in 4th February and 10th March Time 10.00 - 1.00pm If you want to find out more please email us -email@example.com