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*THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED* BOOKING FOR THIS EVENT IS VIA WALTHAM PLACE. PLEASE CALL THEM ON THE NUMBER GIVEN BELOW TO ARRANGE PAYMENT TO SECURE YOUR PLACE. Join us in the gardens and grounds of Waltham Place as we look at the characteristics of a nature garden that allows it’s wildlife to overwinter successfully until Spring. With local naturalist Brian Clews as our guide, helping to identify and understand the species we find. There is a charge of £7 for this event, which includes refreshments. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL, please call[masked] to book your place and pay or email [masked] Proceeds to Wild Cookham Waltham Place is a fine example of what can be achieved through sustainable horticulture and agricultural practices. The estate covers 220 acres and encompasses ornamental and kitchen gardens, a farm and extensive woodlands.
Our precious wildlife habitats are under threat and much of this is due to ignorance. How can we best support our local community to encourage best practices and prevent the bad ones? This meeting aims to share your views and ideas of what we can do. For example, we could put leaflets about the do’s and don’ts of garden habitats maintenance in estate agent packs for people moving into Cookham. We could run education sessions for local professional gardening, landscaping companies and tree surgeons. We could provide advice on what to do - and what the law is - when you see someone wilfully destroying trees and other bits of our local environment. There is a lot we could do and it all takes time and resources so what do you think are the priorities? Your wildlife needs you. Please come and join us for this important discussion, led by WildCookham founder Cindy Barnes, and share your views. Tea and coffee will be provided. This is a free event, but as ever a £3 donation is suggested.