Its not many years ago that cows used to roam freely around our patch. This short sequence shows kids and cows meeting in Bushwood, perhaps for the first time, to the consternation of both!
…for information on the wealth of wildlife in and around Wanstead Parklands.
For the opportunity to do practical work, learn about the local wildlife and to go on nature walks and outings further afield, the Wren Conservation Group is Wanstead Park’s own local wildife group. Visit the website or contact Richard Oakman on 020 8989 3243
For an area that is so close to the built up parts of residential east London, Wanstead Park and the nearby areas of southern Epping Forest – together with such habitats as the City of London Cemetery amongst others – has a varied and numerous wildlife population. The following summary is taken from the Wanstead Wildlife website, where much more detailed information is available. (more…)