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FOWP News
2305, 2018

GDPR Legitimate Interests Assessment (LIA)

The GDPR[1] applies to ‘personal data’ meaning any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier.  The concept of legitimate interests[2] as a [...]

204, 2018

The Night Shift at Wimbledon Park

Read our very own batman's fascinating article on Wimbledon Park's bat population first featured in the Wimbledon Society's March 2018 newsletter Dawson, D. 2018 The night shift

2603, 2018

Natural history notes – 21st March 2018

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 21st March 2018:- Black-headed gulls have assumed their breeding plumage, with dark heads and are disputing amongst themselves in preparation for departure for the breeding grounds. The Common gulls [...]

2603, 2018

Natural history notes – 21st January 2018

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 21st January 2018:- The geese were out in the grass of the public park in the early morning but, as usual, with the arrival of dog walkers they made [...]

2002, 2018

Join us for more tree planting in Horse Close Wood

Join us for a family-friendly tree planting event on 24 and 25 February 2018, 10am to 1pm. We will be planting 600 more trees in Horse Close Wood to protect veteran Oak trees on the [...]

411, 2017

“Wimbledon Park – a History” Lecture Thursday 09/11/2017

Our Ecology Adviser, Dave Dawson, is giving a free Lecture on the history of Wimbledon Park for the Wimbledon Society next Thursday - see http://www.wimbledonsociety.org.uk/activities.aspx?page=Lectures.  Details as follows if you would like to attend:- Thursday [...]

Park News
2105, 2018

Natural history notes – 19th April 2018

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 19th April 2018:- Just one Black-headed gull left, so they have departed for their breeding areas. The importance of Ashen Grove Wood is shown by birds singing there and [...]

2603, 2018

Natural history notes – 21st March 2018

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 21st March 2018:- Black-headed gulls have assumed their breeding plumage, with dark heads and are disputing amongst themselves in preparation for departure for the breeding grounds. The Common gulls [...]

411, 2017

Natural history notes – 24th August 2017

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 24th August 2017:- Most of the geese were out on the grass of the public park until the first dog walkers sent them off to the lake at around [...]

408, 2017

Natural history notes – 20th July 2017

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 20th July 2017:- The Canada Goose moulting flock of 110 birds maintains the high numbers of recent years. There was a record July count of 85 Coots. The second [...]

2006, 2017

Natural history notes – 16th June 2017

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 16th June 2017:- The 90 Canada Geese and 90 Greylags were leaving the grasslands for the lake in the early morning. The Canada Goose number reflects both the slow [...]

2006, 2017

Natural history notes – 29th May 2017

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 29th May 2017:- Still no sign of any elvers in the brook. After a period of very low flow, the recent rain has the brook flowing well. Flowering there [...]