What we do

Initiated in July 2014 and formally constituted on August 7th, the Friends of Greendale come together to protect, conserve and enhance the natural environment of Green Dale, Southwark, for the benefit of wildlife and people. The inaugural meeting of the new Friends group agreed the following objectives:

1. Developing a vision for the future of Green Dale, including by gathering views within the local community.

2. Taking action to support the core objective to protect, conserve and enhance the natural environment of Green Dale for the benefit of wildlife and people.

3. Securing a sustainable long-term plan for Green Dale, including management of the site and public access.

4. Building relationships with local people and organisations, including schools, businesses, Southwark Council and local residents.

5. Increasing public understanding of Green Dale and its wildlife and history.

DRAFT Calendar of activities 2018

28 January

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch with Friends of Dog Kennel Hill Wood. Meet at the Dog Kennel Hill Wood open space. Time in the morning to be confirmed.

TBC

Opening event for Green Dale in Southwark Council ownership

Week of 14 February

Event to coincide with National Nest Box Week

15 April

Spring Walk, with the Friends of Dog Kennel Hill Wood

4 March

Work Day to coincide with Keep Britain Tidy Great British Spring Clean

6 May

Dawn Chorus Walk

13 May

Stall at Dulwich Festival Fair

7 July

Event on National Meadows Day

September

Bat Walk

September

AGM