The Wren Wildlife & Conservation Group AGM 

 29 February, 7.30pm

Ben Murphy,  Chair of the Epping Forest and Commons Committee, will be giving our introductory talk. He will be telling us about new developments in  the management of the Forest.

The Epping Forest and Commons Committee  sets policy for City Corporation-conserved open spaces, which are managed as registered charities and such as Epping Forest – including Wanstead Park and Wanstead Flats.This is your opportunity to ask Ben some burning questions!

The talk will be followed by  the  Wren Group Chair’s report, Finance report, and election of core Committee (Chair, Treasurer, Secretary) and general members. Wren Members are encouraged to join the Committee to help with our work.

Join the Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 882 3126 3343

Passcode: 093448

Wren Practical work has started for the 2023/24 winter season

Make a difference, help preserve the local environment

Please check details of the venue in the diary







Butterfly Identification and Recording Workshop

Saturday 27th April 2024

The Temple, Wanstead Park

13-00 to 16-00

Join Steve from the Big City Butterflies project to learn how to identify common butterflies found in London and how to record them on this workshop at Wanstead Park. The workshop consists of a 1 hour presentation followed by a guided walk and is provided in partnership with Friends of Wanstead Park.

The workshop is being held at The Temple in Wanstead Park, location is shown below. Teas and coffees will be provided.

Parking- you will need to pay to park at the entrance to the park or roadside Warren Road or Northumberland Avenue. Please check local restrictions/signage. There is blue badge parking available to the side of the Temple.

London is home to a surprising diversity of butterflies and moths. Over twenty-five of the UK’s 59 butterfly species can be spotted in the capital. Big City Butterflies is an exciting project which will inspire Londoners to discover butterflies and moths, and connect them with nature and their local green spaces.

The  Wren 2023 Winter Newsletter is here:


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