Anyone interested in nature in Kingston is warmly invited to attend this network meeting. You don't need to be an expert, this is open to anyone who cares about nature in Kingston. Connect with others involved with conservation in the borough and bring your news to share.
6:45 - arrival, tea and networking
7: 00 - The Lost Effra Project; working with nature to make London resilient to climate change, by Helen Spring, Lost Effra Project Coordinator, London Wildlife Trust
The talk will give an overview of what we can do in London to work with nature to make areas more resilient to climate change through encouraging grassroots action. Helen will give an introduction to the Lost Effra Project and show how they work with communities to create green roofs, rain gardens and depave to create wildlife gardens.
7:30 - updates from the floor
8:00 - Tea, networking
8:20 - Managing rivers - the importance of beavers and dead wood in water, by Marina Pacheco
8:40 - networking and close
Where:Jacqueline Wilson Hall, Penrhyn Road Campus, Kingston University: Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE. If you use the main entrance turn left in front of the Reception Desk, go through the doors and the lecture theatre is on your right.
Parking is available after 6pm in the Sopwith car park but it is still limited.
Bus routes K2 and K3.
When: Wednesday 14th December, 7pm to 9pm