Would you like to know more about the world around you? Use the following links for practical advice and ideas on how to help the environment:
Environment Trust for Richmond upon Thames
The Environment Trust for Richmond upon Thames aims to preserve, restore and find new uses for buildings and landscapes of historic interest and character within the borough.
Friends of the Earth
The Friends of the Earth website contains information and practical advice on a range of environmental issues including climate change, food, transport and waste, as well as details of local campaigns linked to the environmental pressure group.
London Wetlands Centre
The 43 hectare London Wetlands Centre is home to rare and beautiful wildlife, and is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. And it’s only a short distance away in Barnes!
National Trust: Ham House
A 17th century house with spectacular gardens right on your door step. The National Trust's Ham House page has details of the house and surrounding parkland, as well of as any events taking place there.
South West London Environment Network
The website of the South West London Environment Network comprises local environmental news, information on volunteering and local events, a groups database and lots of useful links.
The Royals Parks consist of 5000 thousand acres of historic parkland. Richmond Park is the largest Royal Park in London and is designated as a National Nature Reserve, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, and a Special Area of Conservation.
An excellent site from the RSPB dedicated to the conservation of wild birds. Includes a comprehensive guide to species, advice on how to help bird-life near you, conservation news and information, as well as details of nature reserves in your area.
Sustrans is a sustainable transport charity promoting forms of travel which benefit our health and the environment. Particularly useful for budding cyclists.
The Woodland Trust is an organisation dedicated to the preservation of the country’s natural woodland.