Earth Day Biodiversity Brainstorm inspires

by | Apr 15, 2023 | Open Spaces, Plan, Sustainability | 0 comments

As part of local Earth Day celebrations, LUX is hosted a Biodiversity Brainstorm on Saturday 22 April from 2–4pm. We heard from local activists about projects to support and increase our biodiversity.

2–3pm: Speakers:

  • Jeska Harrington Gould, Growing Green
  • Simon Olley, Parkland Walk Nature Reserve
  • Karin Oleinikova, Heath Hands Hedgehog Project
  • Rita Drobner, How to Build a Garden Pond
  • Ginnie Smith, Waterlow Park Biodiversity
  • Kiran Lee, Omved Gardens
  • Martin Adeney, Highgate Cemetery

3–4pm: Informal workshop t generate and discuss ideas and make connections. Find out what you can do in your own small patch or by volunteering. View the event brochure.

Update: this was an inspiring event which presented great networking opportunities for all present, as well as generating lots of ideas for future events and a guide for residents wishing to improve the biodiversity of their patch and create wildlife corridors through their gardens – it seems ponds will feature heavily…


Help us map Highgate’s Wildlife Corridors

Help us map Highgate’s Wildlife Corridors

Our project to increase Highgate's biodiversity began with a meeting of all the neighbourhood's major landowners (schools, parks, Parkland Walk, Heath Hands, Omved Gardens, the Golf Club etc) back in September 2022. Inspiring speakers told us about what they were...


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