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Category Archives: Wildlife

Tree planting & building a living willow tunnel with Thames21 & Friends of Firs Farm

Why Are we Planting Trees? Here is a list of the trees that we are going to be planting today, pictures of each specie (numbered) are on page 3– please also have a look at our tree planting map, which will be available at the information table. Notes for biodiversity: the reason a tree’s origin […]

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London Rivers Week Event

‘BRIEFING FOR HEALTHY WATER BODIES WEBINAR FOR LONDON RIVERS WEEK It was an honour for the Friends to be included in this special webinar event for London Rivers Week today. Here is a link to our presentation at this event   – Click HERE  If you want to help the Friends why not join us today. […]

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A Guide to Urban Wetlands -ZSL Launch

In the guide you will see many familiar photos of our much loved Firs Farm wetlands where ZSL visited to launch this with Thames21 Enfield Council and Friends of Firs Farm 2021_Urban Wetlands_FINAL[125594] An interesting read. The Friends of Firs Farm use this guide as reference for the maintenance works carried out by the volunteers. […]

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A Tour of the wetlands by Louise Dennis

If you are unable to visit due to shielding at home or are housebound this may be a nice way to visit Firs Farm  – We are looking at producing a 360′ Tour very soon to give more information about the biodiversity and special spaces in Firs Farm for you all to enjoy Thank you […]

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Parent Pack – Spring 2020

Some things to do when visitng Firs Farm over the coming weeks – remember to keep your distance from others. Things to look out for : Frogs spawn. ducks, coots (they have the white mark on their faces), moor hens (red mark) , canada geese, woodpeckers, goldfinches coal tits. and much much more.  Well it […]

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18th Edmonton Cub group return to Firs Farm.

It was good to welcome back the cubs for their return visit to Firs Farm. Their last visit was in 2016 when they worked alongside the Friends on recycling materials to create our mascot – The Dragonfly which sadly was stolen a few weeks after the 2018 festival in Firs Farm. We reminisced about the conservation […]

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