The Friends of Wanstead Parklands

Category: Ecology


The Impact Of Alien Species: some examples from Wanstead Park

The native fauna and flora of the British Isles has been augmented by introductions over many centuries. Some trees like the Sycamore and the Sweet Chestnut arrived many centuries ago and have become integrated into our landscapes. Other aliens are…

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The natural aspect of the Park as seen by local photographers

The Friends of Wanstead Parklands were delighted to be invited to curate the 2015 summer exhibition at The Temple, and chose to celebrate the natural aspect of the park with a display of images of its flora and fauna.

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Ecology Links

Wanstead Wildlife …for information on the wealth of wildlife in and around Wanstead Parklands. Wren Conservation Group For the opportunity to do practical work, learn about the local wildlife and to go on nature walks and outings further afield, the…

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Summary of wildlife in the Wanstead area

For an area that is so close to the built up parts of residential east London, Wanstead Park and the nearby areas of southern Epping Forest – together with such habitats as the City of London Cemetery amongst others –…

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