QWAG’s famous light buffet – Annual General Meeting – 10 Years of the 3 Rivers Clean Up (3RCU) with special guest panel.
Have you been on a river clean up? Can you remember the first 3RCU in 2008? Our guest panellists can – just about.
How much wildlife can you find in your local park? Special guest speaker, Penny Metal, has discovered over 500 different species of insect alone in a humble south east London park. That goes to show just how much nature is under our noses if we care to look, and if...read more
@Running_Past, the SE London history blogger aka Paul Browning, presents on the hidden underground world of streams, waterways and rivers that feed in to the River Quaggyread more
It’s a time of rapid transformation for Deptford Creek, its banks and the Creekside Discovery Centre. Nick Bertrand of the Creekside Education Trust shows how dynamic forces are changing the nature of Deptford in surprising ways.read more
Can citizen science improve our rivers for wildlife? The Riverfly Monitoring Initiative one year on – 19th July
The Riverfly Monitoring Initiative (RMI) is a citizen science project led by ZSL with Thames 21 sampling the quality of our rivers for wildlife. Guest speakers – Lawrence Beale Collins, Ravensbourne Catchmentread more
We’ll be at the 33rd Lewisham’s People Day on Saturday July 8th helping people get to know their local rivers and having fun with our ‘Hook a Quaggy Duck’ game.
12 noon to 5pm Mountsfield Park, Catford, SE6 1AN
#FloatYourBoats on our local rivers for the #GreatGetTogether, in honour of Jo Cox, the murdered MP. There are several events on local rivers organised with local MPs and community groups.read more
Join us beside the River Quaggy at the 3rd annual event in this great community park, Manor House Gardens, SE13 5SU.
Come ‘Hook a Quaggy Duck’ and find out more about your local river.
The #QuaggyDuckRace closes this year’s Hither Green Festival Race Entry: £1 on the day. To secure your race place please register online: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-3rd-great-quaggy-duck-race-tickets-33542972935 Race limited to 150 entries. Ducks supplied or BYO....read more
Brexit is in hand. Most of the laws protecting our waters, beaches, air and wildlife come from Europe. Whether you voted to stay in or leave the EU no-one voted to have a lower quality environment.read more
For 3 weeks, people across Bromley, Greenwich and Lewisham get into their local rivers to remove invasive non-native plant species – mainly Himalayan Balsam – and larger rubbish items.read more
QWAG AGM + The Lost Rivers of London with guest speaker, Dr Roger Squires BEM, Inland Waterways Association From 7pm: QWAG’s famous light buffet 8pm: Annual General Meeting 8.45pm: The Lost Rivers of London - A Story of the Past with Dr Roger Squires of the Inland...read more
Are developers grabbing land and doing as they please? Is the government right to claim its planning reforms ‘put communities in control’? How well is Lewisham Council standing up for local needs - whether quality affordable housing or properly protected and...read more
Be Alert – What’s it like to be a Flood Warden? Luke Thompson, Environment Agency Flood Officer Ever thought of being a flood warden? Probably not, but it’s an increasingly essential service as the predictions of more frequent flooding as our climate changes come...read more
The search for the mysterious source of the River Quaggy by Pamela Zollicoffer and Paul Rainey We’re often asked about source of the Quaggy. Is there one source or several? Join Pamela and Paul on their mysterious journey and all will be revealed... More details here....read more