Category Archives: Environment

The Sky at Night from Eaglesfield Park

What a fantastic show watching the Leonid Meteor Shower !   The Leonids are visible for much of November with the best nights for viewing this year predicted to be 17 and 20 November. In terms of numbers, the Leonids … Continue reading

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Planning Application for Bug Hotel !

  I’m really looking forward to the better weather so that we can start work again on the pond and meadow.  However, I have been thinking about how we could encourage more wildlife and visitor  interest and wondered if a … Continue reading

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Top of the Hill

    Describing the location of Eaglesfield Park is not easy.  Unless you live in the local vicinity, you may not have even heard of it.  Some people may know it as ‘the little park tucked away behind the Water Tower, just off … Continue reading

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Ready For Winter

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Winter Preps now complete ! Despite the cold and wet weather and only 2 volunteers, the maintenance session went ahead on Saturday 22nd November !   The Parks and Open Spaces Department had cut the meadow surrounding the wildlife pond, … Continue reading

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Waders of the Park

Continuing our maintenance programme for the Pond and surrounding Meadow ……….. On Sunday 26th October we began preparations for Spring 2015.  We were very disappointed that the Parks and Open Spaces Department of Royal Greenwich had not yet arranged for the … Continue reading

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Preparing for Winter – 26th October 11am – 1 pm

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Continuing our maintenance programme, this coming Sunday – 26th October (11.00 am – 1.00 on) will be our last session for 2014. Weather permitting, and hoping the Parks and Open Spaces of Royal Greenwich have been able to cut the … Continue reading

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Volunteering at its Best !

A really great day and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves working with The Challenge/NCS youth volunteers.  Everyone worked so hard and enthusiastically to clear brambles, cut back shrubs encroaching on the pathways and then to deliver over 1,000 flyers to homes … Continue reading

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Meeting The Challenge

 “The Friends” would like to share some really great news. ……………..   FOEP are very pleased to let you know that on Sunday 7th September 2014 thirteen youth volunteers from NCS (National Citizen Service) will join us for the day! … Continue reading

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It’s Official – Vital Habitat

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POND AND MEADOW PROVIDE VITAL HABITAT VALUE FOR PARK Yes, it’s official according to Alex Draper of FROGLIFE when he visited Eaglesfield Park on Saturday 21st June 2014. Froglife www.froglife.org had previously been part of the consortium that helped and advised the Friends of Eaglesfield … Continue reading

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POND DIPPING AT EPNWS COMMUNITY FETE

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  On Sunday 20th July we joined in the The Eaglesfield Park Neighbourhood Watch Scheme Community Fete.  It was a great day for all the family with plenty of support and activities from within the local community.   The two  police horses … Continue reading

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