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Deluge! The 1968 Great Flood and reducing flood risk today


Lewisham is London borough of culture 2022. 54 years ago much of the borough was hit by the Great Flood of 1968. Join QWAG’s July meeting for amazing pictures and fascinating recollections gathered from people across the borough - from central Lewisham, Ladywell and Catford, to Downham, Lee Green, and Grove Park. All of this […]

Amazing eels! Overcoming the barriers they face


Community Eels Project Officer, Thames21 Eels are amazing, but they face immense struggles. Since the 1980s European eels (Anguilla anguilla) have declined by over 90 per cent. A main threat eels face is man-made physical obstacles in rivers. Having migrated over 3,000 miles to London from the Sargasso Sea the last thing eels need is to hit barriers […]

Nature’s Recovery in Bromley, Greenwich and Lewisham


How are the boroughs preparing their Local Nature Recovery Strategies? The government is consulting on its Nature Recovery Green Paper.  Boroughs will also soon start to help prepare Local Nature Recovery  Strategies. Ahead of the global biodiversity summit (COP15) in spring 2022 the  government is consulting on how to restore nature in the UK. Later […]

Make a splash without getting wet!