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New Signage

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The new Interpretation Boards and Signposts have now been installed.   What do you think about them?  The new signage has been mainly paid for by the FOEP as part of the agreed programme funded by the lottery.  The “Friends” … 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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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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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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Pond Meadow Thriving

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On Sunday 25th May we were again tidying and weeding the pond meadow.  We were lucky with the weather and amazed how much the meadow had matured during the last couple of weeks.   It was absolutely TEEMING with blue … Continue reading

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Take Your Partners

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Mallard Ducks seek partner and desirable residence! I thought you might like to see this short video of the mallard ducks.  The two females and 2 males were obviously very undecided about choosing their partner!          

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Yellow Rattle Planting

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  Yellow Rattle          Less Grass – more wildflowers.     We want to encourage a variety of wild flowers but, as will have been noticed, we have an abundance of grasses.  We understand this is due to … Continue reading

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Pond and Meadow Attracting Birds

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The regular “last Sunday of the Month” pond and meadow maintenance began this year on Sunday 30th March.   The weather was glorious and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.  Sadly we only had three gardeners, but possibly this was because it was Mothering … Continue reading

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Pond Restoration – it’s amazing !

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The Friends of Eaglesfield Park were formed in 2006 and after public consultation it was agreed to focus on the restoration of the old lily pond to create a haven for wildlife and a focal point for visitors.  I thought … Continue reading

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