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 more recent arrivals with a few being perceived as invasive species. One of these is […]

  • 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.

  • 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 Wren Conservation Group is Wanstead Park’s own local wildife group. Visit the website or contact […]

  • 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 – has a varied and numerous wildlife population. The following summary is taken from the Wanstead […]