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Restoring Enfield’s Rivers Event – Turkey Street, River Action Day 29.08.2021

August 29 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Thames21 and Enfield Council are teaming up to deliver conservation and restoration events in Enfield, creating cleaner and safer spaces for wildlife.

Join us at Turkey Street Station where we will be removing litter and rubbish from the Turkey Brook, to make sure the river is functioning as it should. Our events aim to; increase water filtration function, increase biodiversity, increase plant health and manage the spaces to make them better for both people and wildlife.

 

This event is a clean-up event, focused around the Turkey Brook near Turkey Brook Station. The aim of this event is to remove litter and rubbish which is detrimental to the health of the rivers. Pollutants and litter in the river can change the chemical conditions of the water making them hostile to life. Microplastics can also accumulate in species which has been linked to shorter life spans. The plastic that finds it’s way into our rivers will stay in the water for thousands of years causing unknown damages to our global ecosystems. More locally, we believe everyone is entitled to clean wild spaces, including rivers. Come down and help your community reclaim its wild spaces!

 

The main activity at this event will be removing litter and rubbish from the Turkey Brook. To complete this task volunteers will be putting on waders and jumping in the shallow river but there will also be lots of activities to do on the banks for people who don’t want to go into the water.

 

Come down and help us breath life back into the Turkey Brook! Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary. We provide all the tools, equipment and training so you can just turn up and get stuck in!

 

Please sign up below. Hope to see you there!

 

 

Date – 29th August 2021

Time – 11.00 am to 2.30 pm

Location – Meet by Turkey Street Station, Turkey St, Enfield EN1 4PH. We will be meeting just opposite the station in the park. (For people who use the what3words app a more precise location is stray.cost.orbit)

Please also bring with you lunch and plenty of water. We will provide tea and biscuits 🙂 Please wear suitable footwear. Please also dress suitably for the weather and bring a sun hat and sun cream if it’s hot! We look forward to meeting you and making a difference to your local rivers!

 

 

Everyone is welcome, but please sign up below.

 

If you would like to here more about upcoming events you can join our email list here http://eepurl.com/hAORPL

 

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To read more about the Restoring Enfield’s Rivers Project please visit our webpage at Restoring Enfield’s Rivers – Thames21.

 

If you have any questions about the event you can contact our team on enfield_rivers@thames21.org.uk, or give us a call on 07597580014.

 

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Details

Date:
August 29
Time:
11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Venue

Turkey Street Station
Turkey Street Station
Enfield, London EN3 5TT United Kingdom