Help plot Medway’s tree canopy (without leaving the house!)

The Tree and Woodland Strategy is an exciting project aiming to set out the case for Medway’s urban and rural forest. It will set out ambitious plans for trees and woodlands across Medway and show how important they are for people, wildlife, climate change, air quality and health. Understanding where existing trees are (or are … Continue reading Help plot Medway’s tree canopy (without leaving the house!)

#MarvellousMedwayMeadows Gallery

In celebration of National Meadows Day on Saturday 4th July 2020 here are some of our #MarvellousMedwayMeadows (click on an image to see more): If you have any photos, do please upload to social media with the hashtag #MarvellousMedwayMeadows and don't forget to tag us in your posts too: Facebook: Medway Urban Greenspaces Forum Instagram: mugsforum Twitter: … Continue reading #MarvellousMedwayMeadows Gallery

Notes from an Urban Greenspace #19

Father’s Day 21st June 2020 A number of our road verges and parts of our greenspaces have been left uncut over the last few months. This is part of the Council’s initiative to create meadows for wildflowers, pollinators, butterflies and the wealth of other species that live in this wonderful habitat. My own, tiny, garden … Continue reading Notes from an Urban Greenspace #19

Changes at Cliffe Road Playpark

In recent weeks Cliffe Road Playpark has seen a few changes. An abundance of birds and insects have been spotted enjoying the wildflowers, trees and bluebells, while white campions and other wildflowers have emerged beneath them. When the park reopened (with the exception of the play equipment) many children and families started to enjoy the … Continue reading Changes at Cliffe Road Playpark

National Garden Scheme

The National Garden Scheme gives visitors unique access to over 3,700 exceptional private gardens in England and Wales and are passionate about the physical and mental health benefits of gardens. Since the early 1900s when the National Garden Scheme first started supporting district nurses, a total of £58 million has been raised for nursing and … Continue reading National Garden Scheme