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Restoring Enfield’s Rivers Event – Albany Park, River Action Day 29.07.2021

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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

Join us at Albany Park where we will be tackling pollution and managing habitat to help maintain a healthy environment for both people and nature.

 

This event is a clean-up and habitat management event, focused around the Turkey Brook which runs through the north of the park. Albany Park is a haven for so many local people. It is a really well used space and we believe it deserves some care and attention!

 

The Turkey Brook runs through the very north of the borough meaning it still provides a home for much of the wildlife that lives on the outskirts of London. By connecting Forty Hall Park and the Lea Valley, it provides an essential corridor for wildlife living and moving through the north of Enfield. The Turkey Brook provides an excellent opportunity to help encourage nature back into the borough and help rewild Enfield’s parks and green spaces. Thames21 and Enfield council have been tackling pollution in this river throughout the Restoring Enfield’s Rivers Project. We believe the amazing work being done by volunteers is clearly making a difference to the river and we really want to expand on this work. This river clean-up and habitat management event will focus on an area of the Brook we have not yet visited so hopefully we can have a large impact on the river health, encouraging fish, birds and other wildlife back into the borough!

 

There will be lots of tasks to do on the day including cleaning litter and rubbish out of the river and tackling invasive species. To complete these tasks 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 help restore the Turkey Brook in Albany Park! 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 July 2021

Time – 11.00 am to 3.00 pm

Location – Meet by the bridge into Albany Park at the end of Standard Rd, EN3 6DP. (For people who use the what3words app the code is moods.copies.overnight)

Please also bring with you lunch and plenty of water. 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 river!

 

 

Everyone is welcome, but please sign up below.

 

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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.

 

Thames21 Event Registration Form - Restoring Enfield's Rivers Project - Albany Park, River Action Day 29.07.2021

Please register your interest for the event by filling in your name and email address. We will be in touch with further information closer to the event. Thanks for taking a step in protecting your local river. We look forward to meeting you all!
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Details

Date:
July 29
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue

Albany Park Enfield
Albany Road
London, EN3 6DP United Kingdom