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Isodontia mexicana (de Saussure), Grass-carrying wasp (C) Natural History Museum, London

25th January 2017

New-to-Britain Grass-carrying wasp discovered at Greenwich Eco Park

A new to Britain wasp, Isodontia meixcana (de Saussure), known as the Grass-carrying wasp, has been discovered at Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park.

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Tree planting at Countess of Chester Country Park

24th January 2017

Residents plant 2,000 new trees at Countess of Chester Country Park

Over 200 people dug deep at Countess of Chester Country Park last weekend (Saturday 21st January) to plant 2,000 new trees.

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Forest School opening at Upton

23rd January 2017

New outdoor classroom develops lifelong learning for Upton schoolchildren

Youngsters in Upton will soon be getting hands-on with the natural world as part of their education, thanks to a dedicated Forest School area.

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Canvey Wick Nature Reserve

19th January 2017

Canvey Wick Nature Reserve shortlisted in BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2017

Canvey Wick Nature Reserve has been shortlisted in the Nature Reserve of the Year category in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2017 in recognition of its impressive biodiversity and transformation.

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Volunteers at Port Sunlight River Park

13th January 2017

Port Sunlight River Park team celebrate their success

Volunteers, park users and supporters got together at Port Sunlight River Park this week to celebrate the most recent accolade for the park – the Community Engagement Award from the 3rd Sector Care Awards.

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